Attempted Armed Robbery

Staff Writer

At approximately 3:00 a.m. troopers from the Vermont State Police, Derby Barracks, responded to the Circle K gas station on Main Street, in Barton, for the report of an attempted armed robbery. During the investigation, it was determined that an unknown white male entered the store brandishing a handgun, and demanded money from the store clerk. The clerk did not provide the male with money, and chased the alleged suspect away. No injuries to either party were reported. The alleged suspect fled the scene in a grey Dodge Ram truck. The investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police, Derby Barracks.