Man dressed as woman wanted in attempted robbery
The Lexington Police Department seeks information in connection with an attempted armed robbery at Food Lion, 140 Forest Hill Road. The incident happened about 3:20 a.m. April 1.
According to a press release, the suspect was described as a black man dressed as a female. The suspect approached the cashier, threatened her with a gun and demanded money.
The suspect fled the store without money or merchandise and traveled west on NC Hwy 64 W in a white four-door car. No weapons were displayed and no injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this case should contact the Lexington Police Department at 243-3302 or Lexington Area Crime Stoppers at 243-2400.