Roanoke Police Investigate Attempted Armed Robbery - - ABC13

Roanoke Police Investigate Attempted Armed Robbery

Roanoke, VA - Roanoke police are investigating an early morning attempted armed robbery of a Walgreens.

According to police the call came in just after 5:00 on Monday morning.  When officers arrived at the store on Williamson Road, a store employee told them that the suspect went to the store's front counter and demanded money while displaying what appeared to be a gun.

The suspect fled the store without actually taking any money or merchandise.

No one was injured.

The suspect is described as being about six feet tall, wearing a dark blue hoodie, black sweat pants, and white sneakers. 

If you have any information that could help investigators, please call the Roanoke Valley Crime Line at 540-344-8500.  Tips are anonymous and rewards are offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

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