Man refuses armed robber in Corryville

CORRYVILLE, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Police are investigating following an attempted armed robbery on Friday afternoon in Corryville.

Officers say that the incident happened around 1 p.m. near the intersection of Eden Avenue and Fosdick Street.

Police say that a suspect approached a victim working outside of his house. The suspect held a gun to the victim and demanded his property. Officers say that the victim refused to give up his property and the suspect fled the scene on foot.

The suspect has been described as approximately 20-years-old, 185 pounds, wearing a gray sweatshirt and black pants.

Authorities located a possible suspect, but the victim could not positively identify him.

This is second offense in this area in the past week during the daytime. The description of the suspect is similar in both instances

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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