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Crime: Attempted robbery reported at Taco Bell


The Daily Reflector

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Greenville Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery on Tuesday night at a Taco Bell where a man allegedly presented a note and demanded money.

Police responded to the restaurant, 3906 S. Memorial Drive, about 8 p.m. after a report of an armed robbery, police department spokeswoman Kristen Hunter said.

A man approached an employee, presented a note demanding money and implied he had a weapon, Hunter said.

The employee ran to the back of the business, and the suspect exited the restaurant, Hunter said.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man in his 40s and driving a dark-colored, four-door vehicle, according to police. 

Detectives are reviewing surveillance cameras in the area. 

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Greenville police at 329-4300 or CrimeStoppers at 758-7777. CrimeStoppers offers up to a $2,500 reward for information that leads to an arrest.


The police department released reports Wednesday with the following details and allegations:


1500 block Charles Boulevard, 8 p.m. Feb. 13-7 a.m. Feb. 14: tan 2006 Nissan Altima sustained $200 damage; no items reported stolen; investigation ongoing.

900 block Autumn Drive, 8:30 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Feb. 14: front ground window of residence entered without use of force; no damage reported; investigation ongoing.


1000 block West Fourth Street, 2-2:12 a.m. Feb. 15: 64-year-old man assaulted by girlfriend; minor injuries reported; investigation ongoing.

300 block Southwest Greenville Boulevard, 6-6:28 p.m. Feb. 14: 51-year-old man assaulted; extent of injuries not reported; victim refused to cooperate.

900 block Fleming School Road, 8-8:25 a.m. Feb. 13: 35-year-old man assaulted by child with semi-automatic firearm; extent of injuries not reported; prosecution declined.


1000 block West Third Street, 3:20 p.m. Feb. 8: bathroom wall and wooden door lock assembly sustained $200 total damage inflicted by child; investigation ongoing.


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