Robbery suspect wanted in Roanoke

Police in Roanoke are investigating a robbery. 

It happened at the Stop-In in the 3600 block of Plantation Road, NE just after 3 a.m. on Monday.  

Police were told that a man walked into the store, showed a knife, and demanded money.  After trying to get into the cash register, the man took a stack of cigarette lighters and ran out.  

No one was hurt during the robbery. 

If you know who this man is, or have any information about this crime, please call (540) 344-8500.  

Here is the press release: 

Date: 7/17/17

Time: 3:08 am

Location: The Stop-In in the 3600 block of Plantation Road NE

Details: Officers were called to the above location at the above time to investigate a report of a robbery. The suspect, whose picture is attached, walked into the store, displayed a knife, and demanded money. After an unsuccessful attempt to get into the cash register, the suspect took stack of cigarette lighters and ran out of the store. No one was hurt during the incident. Anyone with information can call the RPD tip line at 540-344-8500. Anonymous text messages can be sent to 274637. Please start any text message with the keyword "RoanokePD:" to ensure that it's properly sent. 


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