Danville Police Department are is investigating a robbery that occurred at Walmart. An employee told police she was working the money services area when she was approached by a man who handed her a note demanding the money in the register. The employee stated the suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash from the drawer and left the store. The suspect was last seen leaving the store and getting into a black vehicle which then left the area. There was no weapon displayed and no injuries were reported during this incident.
The Danville Police also are investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at the Family Dollar Store in the 1200 block of E. Main Street. An employee stated two men had entered the store armed with handguns and wearing dark hoodies and masks hiding their faces. The employee said that both men looked around and then quickly left the store without speaking to anyone. No injuries were reported during this incident.
Police say these incidents do not appear to be connected.