Police investigating attempted armed robbery at Dollar General

ORONOKO TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened at the Dollar General on M139 Saturday evening, according to the Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department.

At approximately 8:43 p.m. on Saturday, police were dispatched to the Dollar General for reports of an attempted armed robbery.

Witnesses say a man wearing black clothing and a black face mask demanded money from the clerk and showed a pistol in his waistband, according to police.

While the clerk was starting to place money into a bag, the suspect left the store without taking any items or money from the store, according to police.

Officials say that the suspect was last seen running eastbound from the store.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department at 269-471-2813.

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