Quantcast

UPDATE: Man Charged With Robbing Roanoke Family Dollar - abc27 WHTM

UPDATE: Man Charged With Robbing Roanoke Family Dollar

Posted:
UPDATE: Roanoke Police have charged James Edward Ferguson III, 54, with robbing the Family Dollar on Dale Avenue on Sunday.

He was taken to the Roanoke City Jail.
----------

Roanoke, VA - According to Roanoke Police, the Family Dollar Store on Dale Avenue was robbed on Sunday.

Roanoke Police were called to the store around 10 a.m. to investigate a report of a robbery.  

One of the store clerks told officers a white man, possibly in his 60s, walked into the store, went up to the counter, and demanded money.

The clerk told officers there was a threat of a weapon but no weapon was displayed.  

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and left on foot.  No one was hurt in the incident and the robbery is under investigation.  

Anyone with information about the crime is encouraged to call the Roanoke Valley Crime Line at 540-344-8500.
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Father, son among 12 charged for bath salts

    Father, son among 12 charged for bath salts

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-08 21:25:32 GMT
    Prosecutors have announced charges against 12 people, including a man and his son, for allegedly selling bath salts and other illegal drugs in Lebanon County.More >>
    Prosecutors have announced charges against 12 people, including a man and his son, for allegedly selling bath salts and other illegal drugs in Lebanon County.
    More >>
  • Coroner: Starvation contributed to death of Harrisburg boy, 9

    Coroner: Starvation contributed to death of Harrisburg boy, 9

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:19:58 GMT
    The Dauphin County coroner says starvation and dehydration contributed to the death of a 9-year-old Harrisburg boy.More >>
    The Dauphin County coroner says starvation and dehydration contributed to the death of a 9-year-old Harrisburg boy.More >>
  • Police: Family, pets were living in squalor

    Police: Family, pets were living in squalor

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:07:18 GMT
    "How do you feel when you see the kitties in there?" we asked a curious young girl peering into the side window of the trailer across the street from hers.More >>
    "How do you feel when you see the kitties in there?" we asked a curious young girl peering into the side window of the trailer across the street from hers.
    More >>
Powered by WorldNow