Attempted Gas Station Robbery

Knoxville (WVLT) -- Police are looking for the man who tried to rob a North Knoxville gas station.

It happened just after 11:30 AM at the Conoco Breadbox on Tazewell Pike.

Police say a man got behind the register and tried to steal money.

He then forced a cashier back to the safe and told her to get it open.

When she told him it would take ten minutes to he got nervous and fled.

Police are looking for a 6'0 tall black male with a muscular build.

He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans, and a black hat.

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