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Wannabe Robber’s Plan Foiled by Employee


WILKES-BARRE — Police are investigating an attempted robbery at a pizza place in Wilkes-Barre.

Officers said someone tried to rob Pete’s Place on Blackman Street just after 8 p.m. Wednesday. A man handed an employee a note demanding money. The employee said he threw the note at the man and told him to leave. The crook left empty-handed.

The employee said the man appeared to be in his early twenties, 5’9,” wearing a white knit hat, pink gloves, and white sneakers with green shoelaces.


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