Man brandished gun at gas station employees, police say

Published 9:27 am Thursday, November 3, 2016

DANVILLE POLICE

News release

Danville police officers responded to a report of an attempted armed robbery at the BP Triangle Mart at 10:08 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from the police department. The store is located at the intersection where South Fourth and South Third streets merge into Hustonville Road.

A white male wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie sweatshirt and a white baseball cap allegedly entered the store and asked for cigarettes, according to the release. After being denied the cigarettes he was asked to leave. The man brandished a handgun at two store employees, according to the release. The man then exited the building and fled the area on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Danville Police at (859) 238-1220.