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.