Sheriff's Office: Man tried to rob Craigsville IGA

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CRAIGSVILLE — The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted armed robbery at the Craigsville IGA on Saturday evening, a press release said.

Deputies responded to the store shortly after 8 p.m.

The sheriff's office said an unidentified man went into the store armed with a handgun and demanded money from a cashier. The man fled the store on foot without any cash, a press release said.

The suspect was wearing black pants, a black jacket, a black and white mask, and a black and yellow toboggan.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Augusta County Sheriff's Office at (540) 245-5333 or Crime Stoppers (800) 322-2017.

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This article originally appeared on Staunton News Leader: Craigsville IGA scene of attempted armed robbery

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