A food delivery driver was robbed Wednesday afternoon in Roanoke.
The robbery happened in the 1500 block of Bluemont Ave. SW around 1:50 p.m.
The driver told police that two men approached him, brandished a knife, and then stole the driver’s food. The driver was not hurt.
The robbers covered their faces with bandanas, the victim told police.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Roanoke Valley Crime Line at 540-344-8500.
Here is the news release from the Roanoke Police Department:
On August 20, 2014 at 1:51 p.m. Roanoke Police were called to the 1500
block of Bluemont Avenue SW to investigate a report of a robbery. The
victim, a food delivery driver, told officers he was attempting to deliver
food when he was approached by two black males. One suspect brandished a
knife and took the food. The victim was not hurt. The suspects ran away on
foot. The victim told officers the suspects concealed their faces with
bandanas. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Roanoke Valley
Crime Line at 540-344-8500. Tips are anonymous and rewards are offered for
information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects involved.