Man, woman accused of robbing Family Dollar in Sumter County

A man and a woman were arrested Sunday after they robbed a Family Dollar in Sumter County, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

According to authorities, a man entered the Family Dollar in Lake Panasoffkee and demanded money from the store.

The man left the store with an undisclosed amount of money, and took off with a woman who was driving a car, according to reports.

Authorities said an eyewitness followed the couple and called law enforcement.

Both of the suspects were caught by law enforcement.