Attempted robbery investigated

The Special Robbery Unit is presently investigating an attempted armed robbery on the Star Mart Gas Station located on Welfare Road in Cole bay. The incident took place on Thursday July 7th at approximately 12.55 p.m. This is when the suspect who was driving approached the gas-attendant to by gasoline. The attendant did not trust the situation and noticed that the suspect had a gun in his hand. The suspect threatened the attendant with the weapon and which time the attendant stepped away from the car. When the suspect noticed that he was not successful in his attempt he drove away in his vehicle.