Lynchburg authorities searching for man who tried to rob Family Dollar
LYNCHBURG, Va. – Authorities are searching for a man after they say he tried to rob a Family Dollar in Lynchburg.
Officers say the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday when they received a report of a robbery at the Family Dollar at 3516 Campbell Avenue, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.
The clerk told police that the man came into the store and used a knife in a threatening way while demanding money.
When the clerk refused to give him any money, he ran away.
Police describe the suspect as a man around six feet tall with a thin build wearing a black jacket, blue jeans with white markings and a black rag covering the lower part of his face.
Authorities say the incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Lynchburg Police Department.
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