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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