He didn't get cash. And, presumably, he didn't get Cookie Puss, Fudgie the Whale or even a bunch of Flying Saucers.

Now, Suffolk County police are asking the public's help locating a man who last month tried to rob a Carvel on Patchogue Road in Port Jefferson Station.

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The attempted robbery occurred on Sept. 15 at 4:25 p.m.

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Police said the suspect, described as being between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10 with a medium build and facial hair, entered the store and demanded cash. But, police said, when the employee did not comply, the suspect fled empty-handed.

Police ask anyone with information about the suspect or the robbery attempt to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.