Man dressed as woman wanted in attempted robbery

Incident happened 3:20 a.m. April 1
Apr. 02, 2013 @ 12:43 PM

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.