VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) — A masked person with a box cutter tried to rob a Vernon convenience store around noon on Thursday, police say.
According to authorities, the suspect went in to the 7-Eleven at 180 Union Street and demanded money from the clerk. They say when the clerk refused, the suspect ran.
Police describe the suspect as a thin, white male standing about 6′ tall. They say he wore a black ski mask, a two-tone sweatshirt, dark-colored pants, and dark-colored shoes.
Anyone who may have witnessed this attempted robbery is asked to call Vernon detectives at (860) 872-9126.