(CMR) Police are now investigating an attempted armed robbery after a man carrying a silver handgun tried to rob the Rubis service station store on Eastern Avenue Tuesday evening, 24 October.
The RCIPS reported that just after 9:50 p.m., police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a service station located on Eastern Avenue, where the attempted robbery had taken place.
The man, who was wearing dark-colored clothing and a mask, jumped over the counter of the store but was unable to access the cash register. Nothing appeared to have been stolen, there was no report of shots fired, and no one was injured during the incident. The man made off by foot, heading east on Eastern Avenue.
Police are currently investigating this incident, and anyone with information is encouraged to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222.