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Attempted Armed Robbery of Armored Truck Under Investigation

At about 12:30 this afternoon (May 30), Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to an attempted armed robbery of an armored truck in Denver.

The incident occurred near a business at the intersection of Webb’s Road and N.C. Highway 16 business. The Major Crimes Unit took over the investigation. Witnesses described the suspect as a black male armed with a handgun, driving a white sedan.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Detective Jon Propst at 704-732-9050 or Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.