Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a Providence Church Road home in Ferrum for a report of an armed robbery on Monday, just before 11:30 a.m.

Details on what occurred have not been released yet, but FCSO confirmed the robbery occurred outside a residence, and that the victim was restrained by the suspect.

The person suspected of committing the robbery is described as a white man, with brown hair who was approximately 6 feet tall. He was wearing a short-sleeved shirt, shorts and a handkerchief-style mask.

FCSO said the suspect fled on foot but could have had vehicle nearby. The suspect is expected to be armed.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 483-3000.

This story will be updated as more details become available.

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