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News Alert for Sat., Sept. 27, 2014!!

City police searching for man accused of trying to steal items at Rite Aid in Brooklyn Square...

Jamestown police are looking for a white male in his mid to late 20s who allegedly tried to rob the Rite Aid store in Brooklyn Square early this morning.  Officers were called to the scene at 50 South Main St. about 7:20 a.m. on a report of an attempted robbery.  Police say the man, who is described as being about 6-foot-2 inches tall with a thin build, tried to climb over the pharmacy counter.  They say store employees were able to keep the man from taking any merchandise... or money... and, he fled the store before officers arrived.  Police say the would-be bandit was wearing a dark-green colored hooded sweatshirt, or winter-type coat, black pants, and black and white sneakers.  He was also reportedly carrying a black back-pack-type of bag.  He reportedly did not brandish any weapon.  If you have any information on the incident, or the suspect, call city police at 483-7537... or the Tips-line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477.