Roanoke Rapids Police investigate attempted armed robbery

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WITN) – Roanoke Rapids Police are looking for a man accused of trying to rob a business at gunpoint.

Police say around 9:30 Wednesday night, a masked man walked into the Hardees on Hwy 158 and pointed a gun at the clerk.

We’re told he ran behind the counter and asked where the money was and then ran back out.

Roanoke Rapids Police continue to search for him.

If you have any information in regards to this attempted robbery, please contact the Roanoke Rapids Police Department at 252-533-2810 or Halifax County Crime Stoppers at 252-583-4444.