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Worker Foils Robbery Attempt With Baseball Bat

WILKES-BARRE — Police in Wilkes-Barre are looking for a man who tried to rob a deli.

Officers say the man walked into the business on North Main Street, asked for a box of cigarettes, then pulled out a knife and demanded money.

The employee then grabbed a baseball bat and chased the man out of the business.suspect

Police said he took off on his bicycle empty-handed.

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