From the Aberdeen Police Department:
Officers with the Aberdeen Police Department were called to the Exxon, 7 N. Philadelphia Blvd, around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 7, 2015 in reference to an attempted robbery.
An employee told officers that a black male entered the store with an unknown weapon in his hand that was covered with a cloth. When the male demanded money the employee locked themselves inside a cubicle. The suspect then fled the store.
The Aberdeen Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is actively investigating the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective John Divel at (410) 272-2121.