Man attempts to rob Janesville convenience store

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Gazette Staff
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
— Janesville police were looking Monday for a man who early Monday morning attempted to rob the female clerk at Lions Quick Mart, 104 E. Racine St.

The would-be robber wore nylons over his face, Lt. Tim Hiers said.

The clerk yelled at him to get out, the man fled, and the clerk pulled the hold-up alarm.

Not knowing the alarm had been activated, the man came back to the store a short time later, "pointed at her, said something to the extent of ‘give it up' " then fled on foot, Hiers said.

No weapon was displayed, nobody got hurt and the man got nothing, Hiers said.

The man is in his late teens or early 20s, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 150 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans, Hiers said.

Anyone with information about this incident can call Janesville Area CrimeStoppers at (608) 756-3636 or the Janesville Police Department at (608) 755-3100.

Last updated: 11:38 am Thursday, December 13, 2012

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