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Posted on: March 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 03-19-2020 Danville Police seek public help to identify robbery suspects

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Danville Police need your help to identify two individuals who attempted to rob a Food Lion store last night at 11:30 p.m.

Employees at the Food Lion at 607 W. Main St. had just closed up the store when two masked men wearing long coats forced them back inside. One robber brandished a firearm and ordered an employee to open the safe. Before they could open the safe, the alarm sounded and the robbers ran from the store leaving the employees unharmed.

We ask that anyone who may have home surveillance equipment in the area surrounding Ballou Park Shopping Center please review it and contact us.

One robber was wearing a hooded camo jacket, olive pants, tan boots, black gloves and a mask. The second was wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and a mask. Please look at these surveillance photos and contact us at 434-793-0000 or use our crime tips app CARE at

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