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Posted on: July 26, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Roanoke County Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Contact: Teresa Hall
Roanoke County Police Department
(540) 772-2010
Date: July 25, 2012

• The Family Dollar Store located in the East Vinton Plaza on Washington Avenue in the Town of Vinton was robbed today.

At 12:24pm this afternoon a white male entered the Family Dollar Store in East Vinton Plaza. The subject approached one of the cashiers and made a purchase. Upon completion of the purchase he presented a note implying he had a gun and demanding money. After receiving an undetermined amount of cash from the cashier the subject fled the store on foot.

No one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Dale Clark at the Roanoke County Police Department (540) 777-8641.

Investigation continues.

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