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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