A Pikeville man escaped unscathed from a Friday afternoon attempted robbery.
According to police reports, a 37-year-old Frito-Lay delivery driver was in the parking lot of Midtown Supermarket when he was approached by a man. The suspect reportedly threatened the driver, but fled before stealing anything.
The suspect is described as a 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-9 black man, between 17 and 22 years old with a light build, wearing a burgundy sweatshirt, blue jeans and a yellow rag on his head. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Text a tip to police at 274637 by beginning messages with RMPOL to direct the tip to the Rocky Mount Police Department and type up to 155 characters about the information.