Man accused of trying to rob Lexington convenience store, but leaves empty-handed when clerk refuses to give him anything
LEXINGTON, N.C. – Police have arrested a man accused of trying to rob a Lexington convenience store but leaving after the clerk refused to give him anything.
Thomas Kevin Faulk, 45, of Lexington, was jailed in Davidson County under a $50,000 secured bond a charge of attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Lexington police were called to the Fifth Avenue Speed Mart at 1100 West Fifth Avenue shortly before 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Faulk allegedly entered and demanded money from the clerk, indicating he was armed. But police said he never showed a weapon.
The clerk refused to give him anything and he left empty-handed.
He was later arrested by police and has court