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Armed man attempts to rob Marrero Walmart after hours

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MARRERO, LA (WVUE) -

 An armed man tried to force his way into the Walmart on Lapalco Boulevard after hours Saturday.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, the lone gunman tried to rob the Marrero Walmart around 1:30 a.m. on May 23. He entered the store and tried to force his way into the "Money room," but employees shut the door.

Police said the gunman fired several shots at the door, but couldn't get in so he fled the scene.

No customers were in the store and none of the employees working were hurt.

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