NORTH BELLMORE - Police are searching for the masked man who tried to hold up a North Bellmore gas station.

The incident happened at Shamrock gas station on North Jerusalem Road around 10 p.m. last night.

Cops say the man attacked the gas station attendant and demanded cash.

According to police, the employee yelled for help and the man took off empty handed on Evelyn Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.