Roanoke Nursing Home Robbed at Gunpoint

According to the Roanoke Times: Roanoke County police are looking for a man who robbed a nursing home at gunpoint Friday night to get prescription drugs, according to police.

Employees at Emeritus at Cave Spring on Brambleton Avenue told police a man entered the nursing home with a gun and demanded prescription medication, said Roanoke County Sgt. M.H. Tuck.

The man then placed the medication in a bag. Police went room to room to confirm that the suspect had fled. No one residents or employees were hurt, Tuck said. The robber is described as a black man, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 175 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a red jacket. For more, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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