Teen in custody for attempted armed robbery of Rolla Dollar Gene - KMOV.com

Teen in custody for attempted armed robbery of Rolla Dollar General

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ROLLA, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A teenager is in custody for an attempted armed robbery at a Dollar General Store in Rolla.

The 16-year-old allegedly entered the store on Forum Drive, showed a large knife, made threatening statements and demanded money from the register on Nov. 6 just before 10 p.m. When the cashier yelled for help, the suspect ran from the store without any money or merchandise.

Following the attempted robbery, the teenager was found near the Forum Cinema on 18th Street. He was detained for attempted robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rolla Police Department at 573-308-1213.

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