Man Dressed As Woman Robs Food Lion, Police Say

4:54 PM, Apr 1, 2013   |    comments
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Lexington, NC-- Police in Lexington said it was no April Fool's joke when a man dressed as a woman tried robbed a grocery store early Monday.

Around 3:20 a.m., Lexington Police were dispatched to Food Lion on Forest Hill Road for an armed robbery call. When officers arrived, witnesses told them a man dressed as a woman threatened a cashier that he had a gun and demanded money.

The suspect ran out of the store without getting money or merchandise. He was seen driving west on NC Hwy 64 in a white four door passenger car.

Officers said no weapons were displayed and no one was injured. Detectives are still investigating the incident. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Lexington Police Department at 336-243-3302 or Lexington Area Crime Stoppers at 336-243-2400.

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