Tim Hortons robber leaves empty-handed after alarm sounds

Grand Rapids police investigate an attempted armed robbery in Grand Rapids on Nov. 11, 2017.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at a Grand Rapids west side business Saturday afternoon.

Police say a man armed with a gun entered the Tim Hortons at 900 W. Fulton in Grand Rapids at around 4:30 p.m. and tried to rob the store.

Police describe the suspect as a heavy-set male wearing a red mask and grey sweater. Police said the suspect was seen with a silver handgun.

The suspect didn’t take anything during the incident as he was apparently scared off by the alarm and fled southbound on Deloney Avenue, police said.

There were no injuries in the incident.