Police search for armed man who attempted to rob Henrico store

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) — Police are investigating after an attempted armed robbery Sunday afternoon in Henrico.

Police say officers were called to a store in the 5200 block of Nine Mile Road around 12:50 p.m. Sunday for a report of an attempted robbery. A black male displayed a handgun and demanded money from an adult female cashier, authorities say.

The cashier did not hand over any cash and the suspect left the store.

The suspect was described as a black male, between 25 and 32-years-old, standing between 5 feet 8 and 6 feet tall and wearing a purple shirt with jean shorts.

No injuries were reported.

If you know anything, call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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