June 24, 2021 – The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for a suspect after an attempted armed robbery that occurred at the AT&T store this afternoon.
On June 24, 2021, at 1:42 p.m., officers responded to 2400 Lakeside Drive for a report of an armed robbery. A man armed with a handgun entered the store and demanded money from an employee before fleeing on foot toward Whitehall Road. The suspect is described as a a black male wearing brown pants, gray hooded sweatshirt, blue shoes, blue hat, and black face mask. He is around 5’7’’ to 5’9’’ and between 18 and 24 years old.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
Anyone who may have captured video of the suspect on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6065 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal. Additionally, anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Scott at (434) 455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.