ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Officers were called to The Stop-In on the 3600 block of Plantation Road NE around 3 a.m. Monday to investigate a report of a robbery.
The suspect walked into the store, displayed a knife, and demanded money.
After an unsuccessful attempt to get into the cash register, the suspect took stack of cigarette lighters and ran out of the store.
No one was hurt during the incident.
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