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Man tries to rob Ansonia gas station

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(Ansonia police photo) (Ansonia police photo)
ANSONIA, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Ansonia are on the hunt for a man who tried to rob a gas station on Tuesday.

They said a man entered the Shell Station at 696 Main St. around 9:30 p.m.

The man attempted to rob the clerk, but got into an altercation, according to police.

The man eventually fled and was chased by the clerk on Division Street toward Webster Bank.

The clerk lost sight of the man in that area.

Nothing was taken during the robbery attempt, but police said the clerk suffered a slight back injury.

The suspect was described as wearing grey sweatpants, a mask and a uniquely-designed almost checkered-like black and white sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ansonia Police Department at 203-735-1885.

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