RUTLAND, Vermont — Vermont police are searching for female suspects in two armed robberies in Rutland County.
The physical description provided in the two Monday evening robberies is similar, but investigators aren't saying if they believe they are searching for a single suspect.
The first robbery was reported at about 8:15 p.m. at the Family Dollar store in West Rutland. The second was reported just before midnight at the Cumberland Farms in Wallingford.
The suspect in both robberies was reported to be a petite, white female, about 5 feet 2 inches tall who told store employees she had a handgun.
After the robberies the suspect fled on foot.