Contact: Teresa Hamilton Hall, Public Information Director
Roanoke County Police Department
Date: March 22, 2013
Police Investigate Reported Robbery
(Roanoke County, VA) – On March 22, 2013, at approximately 3:25 a.m., Roanoke County Police responded to 3809 Brambleton Ave. (Stop Inn Food Store) for a reported robbery.
Officers were able to determine that a suspect entered the store at approximately 3:18 a.m. and demanded money from the associate that was working. According to witnesses, the suspect displayed what appeared to be a semi-automatic pistol.
The suspect was described as a white male in his late 20's to early 30's, 5'4" - 5'10" and 120 - 140 pounds. He was described as wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black ski mask. The suspect was last observed fleeing the store on foot in the area of Brambleton Ave. and Garst Mill Rd. with an undetermined amount of money.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective D.W. Gardner at 540-777-8632 or the Roanoke County Police Department at 540-562-3265.