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Jacksonville police looking for man who tried to rob Exxon Gas Station

1:58 PM, Oct 29, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man they say tried to rob an Exxon Gas Station.

Shortly before 4:45 a.m. the morning of October 24, a man armed with what appeared to be a "machine gun" entered the Exxon Gas Station located at 12753 Atlantic Blvd., according to a news release from JSO Public Information Officer Shannon Hartley.

Hartley said the employee secured himself inside the cash register booth.

The armed man then fled from the store without taking any money.

Hartley said the clerk described the attempted robber as being a black male wearing a gray ski mask and a gray long sleeved shirt.

Anyone with any information about the identity of the masked man is asked to please contact JSO at 904-630-0500 or via email at

If you would like to remain anonymous, you may contact First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You could be eligible to receive a cash reward.

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