A man pointed a gun at a Family Dollar clerk but gave up the robbery attempt and fled after she couldn’t get the cash register to open.
No one was hurt in the 8:30 p.m. attempted robbery of the store at 3567 Houston Ave., according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release.
The suspect was described as a black man, 5 feet 2 inches to 5 feet 4 inches tall, the release stated. He was wearing black clothing and a black and white cover over his face.
He fled, without any cash, out the front door of the store toward Pendleton Homes, the release stated.