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Police probe attempted robbery at Family Dollar store in Coram

Suffolk County police respond to an attempted robbery

Suffolk County police respond to an attempted robbery at a Family Dollar store in Coram on Wednesday night, Dec. 27, 2017. Credit: Christopher Sabella

Authorities are investigating the attempted armed robbery Wednesday evening of a Family Dollar store in Coram, Suffolk County police said.

There were no reported injuries.

Police said the robbery attempt happened at about 6:30 p.m. at the Family Dollar on Middle Country Road when a male suspect approached the cashier and acted as if he was going to make a purchase.

“He then displayed what appeared to be a gun and demanded cash but left without proceeds,” a news release said.

Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 800-220-8477.

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