Trenton Business Owner Attacked in Attempted Armed Robbery (VIDEO)
The following information was supplied by the Trenton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Police said a masked man entered the store, jumped over the counter and began wrestling with the 55-year-old owner. After a short time, the masked man let go of the owner who then pulled out a hand gun and pointed it at the masked man.
Both men repeated, "I don't want to hurt you" during the scuffle, according to a Trenton police report.
The masked man ran out of the store and traveled south on Fort Street.
Police said they are looking for a white man who was last seen wearing a black ski mask and appeared to be wearing jeans and brown or tan boots.
The owner told police he received minor injuries including a scrape on his right forearm. He did not seek medical attention.
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*This article was updated at 4:25 p.m. Monday.