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Gunman attempts to rob Gentilly Wendy's

Source: NOPD Source: NOPD
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police are searching for a gunman following an attempted robbery at a Gentilly area Wendy's.

The attempted armed robbery occurred around 9:30 p.m. Sunday at the Wendy's restaurant in the 6100 block of Elysian Fields Avenue, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police say that a suspect entered the restaurant armed with a pistol and demanded cash. The 43-year-old store manager informed the suspect that the safe was on a timer and could not be opened.

The suspect became started when two of the store's employees fled the store, officers say. The suspect subsequently fled the store westbound on food empty-handed.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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