Frederick Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that happened this morning at D & N Auto Parts, on West 5th Street.
An officer was flagged down by a citizen who said a suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun and attempted to steal money, but fled the store on foot without taking any items, authorities said. The witness described the suspect as a thin black male, approximately six feet tall, wearing a dark colored hooded sweat shirt and sweat pants. Police said the suspect also had a mask covering part of his face.
Anyone with information is asked to call the tip line at 301-600-TIPS.