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      UPDATE: Man Charged With Robbing Roanoke Family Dollar

      UPDATE: Roanoke Police have charged James Edward Ferguson III, 54, with robbing the Family Dollar on Dale Avenue on Sunday.He was taken to the Roanoke City Jail.----------Roanoke, VA - According to Roanoke Police, the Family Dollar Store on Dale Avenue was robbed on Sunday.Roanoke Police were called to the store around 10 a.m. to investigate a report of a robbery. {}One of the store clerks told officers a white man, possibly in his 60s, walked into the store, went up to the counter, and demanded money.The clerk told officers there was a threat of a weapon but no weapon was displayed. {}The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and left on foot.{} No one was hurt in the incident and the robbery is under investigation. {}Anyone with information about the crime is encouraged to call the Roanoke Valley Crime Line at 540-344-8500.
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