Knife-wielding man tussles with store clerk

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — Authorities in New Bedford are searching for a suspect who attempted to rob a store Thursday, police confirmed.

Police said the hold up alarm came in at approximately 11:15 a.m. — when a suspect entered the Royal 7 Food and Deli, located at 606 Summer Street.

According to police, the suspect was armed with a knife but left the store without getting any money. He was last seen running down Summer Street.

Police said the suspect was a white male, dressed in all black and wearing a black mask. Officials said that he struggled with the clerk before fleeing, and was caught on surveillance video.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is urged to call Det. William Sauve at (508) 991-6300 x 130.

Callers can also leave an anonymous tip at (508) 961-4584.

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