Suspect pepper sprays employee in armed robbery attempt

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The Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery at a Dollar General store.

Officers were called to the Dollar General at 417 W Creighton Avenue just after 8:00 Tuesday morning.  That is located south of downtown Fort Wayne near Fairfield Avenue.

According to the Fort Wayne Police Department, a man entered the store with a handgun.  He demanded money, but he did not get any.  The suspect did pepper spray an employee in the store before then running away.

Police have not made any arrests in the case and they are continuing their investigation.

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