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Police investigate attempted robbery

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

Authorities in Poinsett County are looking for a man who tried to steal from a convenience store in Marked Tree.

According to Lt. Michael Matlock, one person entered Jordan's Kwik Stop #11, 104 U.S. 63 B, at around 3:00 Wednesday morning. The suspect entered the store and tried to steal from the clerk, but got away with no money.

"He got spooked," Matlock told Region 8 News.

Matlock said the white male was wearing a cap and white bandana, with dark-colored pants.

He also said the suspect parked his vehicle on the on-ramp of Interstate 555 before entering the store.

No one was hurt in the incident.

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