A clerk with a pair of scissors held off a would-be robber with a knife at the Best Western on Chambers Road in Bibb County.
At about 10 p.m. Monday, a thin black man with a beard, about 6 feet 1 inch tall, entered the office and threatened the clerk, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriffs Office.
When the clerk pointed a pair of scissors at the man, he ran toward Wal-Mart.
The culprit was wearing a red cap with a gold A on it, a white shirt and blue jeans when he got into a black four-door sedan, the release stated.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriffs Office at 746-9441, or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68CRIME.