Tampa Dollar General robbery captured on video

TAMPA - A robber pulled a knife on a clerk at a Tampa Dollar General Store on Monday and then raided the cash register.  Surveillance cameras captured the crime.

The robbery occurred around 8 a.m. at 3966 West Hillsborough Avenue.

Police say the suspect was in the store a few minutes prior to the crime.  He looked around and left.  He returned a short time later and went to the register with a candy bar.

When the clerk opened the register, he pulled a knife and reached into the drawer.  He then went around the counter and and grabbed more cash.

He fled on a ladies mountain bike.  The clerk was not hurt.

See the video below.

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