Shell Station Victim of Robbery Attempt
The would-be robber ran from the store after a clerk fought back.
Alexandria police are investigating an attempted robbery Monday at a local gas station that led to a fight between the would-be robber and the store clerk.
A man entered Shell Gas Station, located at 4670 Duke St., at about 7:45 a.m. and told the clerk to give him money, according to police. The man implied he had a weapon, but the clerk did not see one.
The man then hit the clerk in the head, and the clerk realized he didn’t have a weapon and fought back. The man then ran from the store without taking anything. The clerk was not seriously injured, police said.
The case remains under investigation.
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