Three arrested in connection with Dollar General robbery

GARDENDALE, Ala. (WIAT) — Three people are spending their Thursday behind bars following a robbery in Gardendale. The three were arrested when the man they rode with robbed a Gardendale Dollar General with a stolen gun.

He stole cash, candy and crackers before taking off from the scene.

When Gardendale police caught up with him, they discovered the truck he was driving was also stolen.

Police pursued the vehicle, but the driver refused to stop. The tires on his vehicle eventually blew out, and everyone inside the truck were taken into custody.

Charges against the three suspects are pending.

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