BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) – A Rite Aid employee refused the demands of an attempted robber, who was eventually arrested near the scene.
The incident occurred around 8:39 a.m. Wednesday at 600 North Ave., north of downtown Battle Creek.
A male entered the business, pulled a scarf over his face, and demanded money from the clerk, according to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office.
The suspect implied he had a weapon in a coat pocket, and at one point threatened to shoot the employee, police said in a news release.
When the employee refused to give the suspect any money, the suspect fled the scene.
The employee called 911 and was able to give a great description of the suspect, who was located and arrested nearby.
The suspect admitted to the crime when interviewed by police.