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Robbery attempt at Family Dollar thwarted

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By Becky Barnes

A man wielding a knife entered the Family Dollar Store Monday afternoon demanding money. He got nothing.

Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department said the man walked into the store about 3:30 p.m., showed the cashier a knife and asked for the money.

"He told her to hurry, that he meant business," Gross said.

During the robbery attempt, the manager came from a back room and the cashier shouted for help.


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