Crime & Safety
Police seeks suspect accused of armed robbery
Lynchburg, Virginia – Lynchburg Police seek public’s help in locating a man accused of an armed robbery on Thursday afternoon at a cellphone store.
Police officers were dispatched at the AT&T store located at 2400 Lakeside Drive around 1:40 p.m. to a report of an attempted armed robbery.
According to the report, the suspect entered the store, demanded money while pointing a handgun at the employee and then ran away toward Whitehall Road.
The suspect was described as a white male person in his 20s around 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue hat, brown pants, blue shoes and a black face mask at the time of the robbery.
Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Lynchburg Police Department at 434-455-6065.
Investigation is underway.