Police investigate an attempted robbery in Roanoke

Police in Roanoke are investigating an attempted robbery.  

It happened at about 12:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of Wentworth Avenue NW. 

The victim told police that he was in a parking lot waiting for a family member when another car came up to him.  

The driver of that car started talking to him and then demanded money with a gun.  

The victim sped off and the suspect fired a shot at his car.  The car was hit, but no one was injured.  

A spokesperson with the Roanoke City Police Department says no arrests have been made in this case. 


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