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Woman wearing purse on head tries to rob store

A woman wearing a purse on her head who  claimed she was armed with a gun attempted to rob a Grill & Grocery store in Ruffin, N.C., Rockingham County deputies say.
/ Source: WXII12.com

A woman wearing a purse on her head who claimed she was armed with a gun attempted to rob the Grill & Grocery store on Highway 700 in Ruffin on Saturday, Rockingham County deputies said.

Deputies said the clerk asked the woman to show her gun, but the woman refused. She did have a bulge under her shirt, deputies said.

Deputies said the woman left after being given no money and drove away in a red car that according to a witness was parked in a nearby driveway.

No video of the incident was captured because the store's video surveillance system wasn't working properly, deputies said.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Crimestoppers at 336-349-9683.

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