Police Nab Suspect After Attempted Robbery at Grand Forks C-Store

It is unclear if he had a weapon

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man is behind bars after attempting to rob Cenex on Gateway Drive.

Police said 22-year-old Robert Smith Jr. entered the store around 3:45 this afternoon and demanded money.

The clerk refused and Smith fled.

It is unclear if he had a weapon.

Employees followed Smith and he was arrested by officers a few blocks from the store.

He faces an attempted robbery charge.

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