Attempted armed robbery in Troy

in Newport/News/Troy

TROY — Police are looking for a man who tried to rob the Dollar General in Troy last night.

Authorities were alerted to the attempted armed robbery at around 9:00 p.m.

Investigators say a white male entered the store, displayed a weapon, and demanded money.

The man then fled the scene without being given money by the clerk.

Police began a search for the suspect with assistance from members of the US Border Patrol who also deployed a K9 unit.

Police say no arrest has been made yet.

Anyone with information about the incident or suspect is asked to contact State Police Derby barracks at 802-334-8881.

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