ALORTON, Ill. (KSDK) - Surveillance video shows a frightening crime unfolding in Alorton.

Workers were in the Dollar General store on Bond Avenue on Saturday night when a robber came through the front door.

The security cameras were rolling as he headed to a back room where a manager was counting the day's receipts. He came in holding another store employee, and demanded cash.

After he took the money he hit one of the workers with a gun and took off.

Alorton police want to hear from anyone who has information about this crime.

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