Gas station attendant fights off would-be robber

Anyone with information is urged to call Nassau Crime Stoppesr at 1-800-244-TIPS.

Anyone with information is urged to call Nassau Crime Stoppesr at 1-800-244-TIPS. (2/18/17)

MERRICK - A gas station attendant in Merrick fought off a would-be robber during an attempted holdup.

Police say a masked thief who was armed with a knife demanded cash from the worker at the BP station on Merrick Road Friday night.

The worker pushed the suspect out of the station's door and then quickly locked it.

The suspect took off empty-handed.

No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

 

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