WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM) -- Police say an armed robber came up empty handed at a gas station when the clerk fled out the back door, tripping an alarm.
The robbery attempt happened around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Admiral gas station, located at 3221 S. Division Ave.
Police say the robber pointed a handgun at the employee. The clerk was able to run to a nearby house and call 911.
Authorities say the suspect left without taking anything. He is described as a black male in his mid-20s, 5'7" tall with a medium build, wearing a tan hat and white bandana over his face.
Anyone with information should call Wyoming Police at (616) 530-7300 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.