Investigators seeking identity of attempted armed robbery suspect

EDEN, NC – Investigators are seeking the identity of the suspect who attempted to rob a convenience store.

The Rockingham County, NC Sheriff's Office says the man tried to rob Eden Variety Mart using a knife.

The cashier refused and threatened to retrieve a firearm at which time, the suspect left on foot toward fairground, according to the sheriff's office.

Investigators say the suspect was dressed in all black clothing with a hood covering his face; however, the cashier believes the suspect may have been a white male with a cast on his left arm.

Anyone with information about this attempted armed robbery is asked to call the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office at 336-634-3232 or Rockingham County Crimestoppers at 336-349-9683.

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