Attempted robbery suspect arrested in Virginia Beach

Attempted robbery suspect arrested in Virginia Beach

Shane Vincent Yanez

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 4:40 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH-- Police arrested the man they believe tried to rob a Virginia Beach convenience store early Thursday morning.

Police believe 40-year-old Shane Vincent Yanez of Norfolk demanded money from a clerk at the WaWa convenience store located at 1579 Lynnhaven Parkway around 2 a.m. 

According to police, Yanez was wearing a mask and waited while customers ahead of him completed their transactions.  Yanez allegedly demanded money from the clerk and when the clerk did not understand the demands he repeated himself. 

Police say Yanez  left the store without any money.  No injuries were reported.

Yanez is charged with attempted robbery and wearing a mask in public. 

Yanez is currently being held without bond in the Virginia Beach Correctional Center.  
 

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