Police: Suspect stole lighters after he couldn't get inside cash register
ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) -- Roanoke Police said its officers were called to the Stop-In on Plantation Road, NE around 3 a.m. Monday to investigate a report of a robbery.
Police said the suspect walked into the store, showed a knife, and demanded money.
After an unsuccessful attempt to get into the cash register, the suspect took a stack of cigarette lighters and ran out of the store, police said.
No one was hurt.
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