Masked men attempt Family Dollar robbery; get no cash

GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) – - Two masked men attempted to rob the Family Dollar in the 6100 block of Colerain Avenue but were thwarted by a locked cash register.

It happened on Thursday evening just after 8:30 p.m. Two men wearing dark clothing and blue masks and one carrying a gun walked in the front door of the store.

They ordered an employee to give them cash from the register, but the clerk could not get the drawer open.

One of the men jumped the counter and attempted to get cash from the register while the other held the gun on the employees.  He also failed to get any money.

Both men then ran from the store.

Police are searching for two black males, both about 5'9" or 5'10", average build, one wearing a dark blue coat and dark colored pants and a mask.  The second wearing a hoodie and dark color pants, also with a mask covering half of his face.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (513) 352-3040.

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