Police investigate robbery
Published 4:13 pm Saturday, November 2, 2019
Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened Saturday morning.
The robbery was reported at 7 a.m. from the Murphy Oil gas station in the 1200 block of North Main Street.
Preliminary investigation found an adult male subject displayed a handgun and demanded money, but didn’t get any because he fled on foot when customers arrived. There were no injuries.
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