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Roanoke police searching for man wanted for robbery

Incident happened Friday

Courtesy of Roanoke Police Department
Courtesy of Roanoke Police Department


ROANOKE, Va. – Roanoke police are searching for a man who robbed a store on Friday. 

Officers say the man entered the store in the 3600 block of Plantation Road NE around 3 a.m. and stole money from the clerk. 

The robber is described as 5-foot-5 and wearing a gray hoodie and blue jeans with a tattoo on his left hand, and wore a white towel on his head during the incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 540-344-8500 or text 274637 with the keyword "RoanokePD" and case number 18-121668.