UPDATE: 7/1/20 – Investigators have released surveillance pictures of a suspect vehicle related to an armed robbery in Ferrum Monday. If you recognize the SUV, call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department at 540-483-3000.
FERRUM – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department is actively searching for a man they say robbed a victim a gunpoint Monday.
The sheriff’s department received a 9-1-1 call for an armed robbery in the 5700 block of Providence Church Road in Ferrum at 11:20 a.m. Monday, according to Sergeant Megan Patterson.
The suspect is described as a white male, 6-feet tall with possible brown hair wearing a short sleeve shirt, shorts and a mask with a firearm in his possession.
A code red alert was sent out to citizens of Franklin County a short time ago.
Patterson says property was stolen from the victim.
If you have any information on the incident, you are asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 540-483-3000.
This is a developing story. Stay with Cable 12 for more updates.