Attempted Robbery Investigation

October 17, 2013

An attempted Robbery occurred at 1001 Frederick Avenue(Murf Mart), Opelika, on 10/16/2013 between (8:50 PM) and (8:52 PM). Complainant reported she was counting down the cash register when a black male came into the business wearing a black hoodie and a black mask covering his face. The cashier said the suspect pointed a gun at her. According to the complainant she got scared, shut the cash drawer, and ran to the back of the store to hide. She stated the suspect then began trying to open the cash register but when he could not open it he fled the business on foot. The suspect was further described as being about 6’0” and weighing about 150 pounds. He was also wearing light colored blue jeans and black tennis shoes. The case is under investigation.