Man flees empty-handed after robbery attempt at Delaware convenience store

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MILLSBORO, Maryland — Delaware State Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a Millsboro convenience store at gunpoint but fled empty-handed.

It happened about 7:50 a.m. Wednesday at the Shore Stop on Oak Orchard Road. Troopers say a man armed with a handgun confronted a clerk and demanded money.

Police say the clerk told the man there was no money in the register. The man pushed the clerk aside and tried to open the register.

Authorities say the clerk ran to the store's kitchen yelling for help. The suspect then fled without any money.

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