ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Elizabethton Police Department (EPD) is investigating an attempted robbery that took place at Walmart on Sunday afternoon and is asking the public for help in identifying the suspect.
According to a spokesperson with the department, the incident took place at around 12:40 p.m. Police told News Channel 11 that the suspect did not get away with anything during the attempted robbery.
A release from the department said the suspect presented a note to a Walmart employee, requesting he open the register and put money in a Walmart bag. The release said the employee did not comply, and the suspect grabbed the note and left the store.
The police department said no weapons were observed during the incident and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity is asked to call the EPD’s investigators at 423-542-6250.