Police search for gunman after attempted robbery

Police search for gunman after attempted robbery
He pointed a gun at the female clerk and demanded money. (Source: WALB)
He pointed a gun at the female clerk and demanded money. (Source: WALB)
She couldn't open the drawer and the gunman ran away.  (Source: WALB)
She couldn't open the drawer and the gunman ran away.  (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany Police are on the hunt for a masked gunman, who tried to rob an East Albany Dollar Store last night, but left empty handed.

Police said that at about 9:15 p.m., a man dressed in all black, with a hoodie over his face, walked into the Dollar General in the 1900 block of East Oglethorpe Boulevard.

He pointed a gun at the female clerk and demanded money from the cash register. She couldn't open the drawer and the gunman ran away.

Several customers saw the attempted robbery but no one was hurt.

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