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Man attempts to rob adult bookstore, tells clerk he was high on cocaine

If you recognize the man in this photo, call Evansville Police right away. If you recognize the man in this photo, call Evansville Police right away.

A man who said he was high on cocaine tried to rob a downtown bookstore. 

Evansville Police say the suspect entered Booksmart at 519 North Main Street around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday and told the clerk he would "blow his head off". A witness in the back of the shop heard the man demand money from the clerk and called police.

Surveillance video from Booksmart of Evansville shows the clerk grab a baseball bat and hit the man on the arm.

The suspect was last seen running from the store which is located next to the Lucky Lady.

Police are reviewing video surveillance footage of the incident and no money was taken. If you recognize the man in this video, call Evansville Police right away.

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