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Employee struggles with man who attempted to rob Family Dollar

ELKHART, Ind. -- Elkhart Police are investigating an attempted robbery at the Family Dollar on W. Hively Avenue.

Police were called to the store just before 10 p.m. Monday evening to take a robbery report.

The suspect entered the business with a handgun and demanded money, according to police.

After a short struggle with an employee, the suspect fled without getting any money.

The suspect was described as a black male, 17 to 25 years old, 6”0” tall, weighing 185 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

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