Robber flees without the cash

Published: May. 11, 2016 at 10:40 AM CDT
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A man failed in his attempt to rob the Corner Pantry convenience store on East North Street Tuesday when the clerk sounded the alarm instead of handing over the cash.

The clerk told police that the man came into the store wearing a black ski mask and carrying a duffel bag.

The robber put the bag on the counter and demanded money. This is when the clerk hit the store’s panic alarm, causing the robber to grab his bag and run away.

Anyone with information on this attempted robbery can call police investigations at 394-4134, or send an anonymous tip by texting 'RCPD' and the information to 847411.