WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. - The search is on in Washington County, Virginia for a man wanted for attempted armed robbery with an axe.
Sheriff Fred Newman says the Scotchman convenience store on Lee Highway was targeted around 4:15 Sunday morning.
We're told a man with an ax entered the store and demanded money. The clerk working at the time refused to give any money.
The suspect left the store, breaking the windshield and a window on the clerk's car.
Police say the suspect was wearing grey sweatpants, a camouflage jacket and black ski mask.
The clerk was not injured in the incident.
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