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Man trying to rob grocery got nothing
A man who attempted to rob the Salem Fields Food Lion in Spotsylvania County got away empty-handed.
Spotsylvania deputies responded to the store around 9:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a robbery in progress, said Capt. Jeff Pearce of the Spotsylvania County Sherriff’s Office.
He said a white male dressed in all black clothing entered the store with a handgun.
The man had fled the scene before units arrived, he said. No one was injured.
A K–9 unit was brought in get a track on the man, but the track was unsuccessful, he said.
The case is under investigation.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 540/582-7115 or or text SEE911 to CRIMESOLVERS (274637).