Police trying to identify suspects in robbery attempt

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Police are trying to identify two people in connection with an attempted armed robbery at the One Stop Smoke Shop on University City Boulevard.

Investigators said a man and a woman walked into the store on Sunday, and the woman demanded money from the clerk while armed with a knife.

The suspects didn’t get any merchandise from the store, police said. The clerk wasn’t injured.

Officers said the first suspect is described as a light-skinned black woman who is approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall with a medium build. She was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt, police said.

The second suspect is described as a light-skinned black man who is approximately 6 feet 3 inches tall and was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt, police said.

Investigators said both suspects are believed to be in their early 20s.

Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers tip line at 704-334-1600.