Crime

Man attempts to rob sandwich shop, flees empty-handed, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A would-be robber left a Madison sandwich shop empty-handed after an employee refused to turn over cash Wednesday morning, police said.

Madison police said a man entered the South Park Street Subway at 10:48 a.m. and demanded money from the worker. 

The employee told him to get out and the robber left, according to the report. 

The worker told officers the robber didn't show a weapon or imply he had one. 

The robber was described as white, between 20 and 25 years old and 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slender build. He had a scruffy beard and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and light-colored pants. His face partially covered. 


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