A man attempted to hold up a convenience store on Water Street in Carbonear Tuesday night with a knife but was unsuccessful, the RCMP says.
The suspect was wearing a black mask and was carrying the knife when he entered the Red Circle store and demanded cash.
The suspect left, however, empty handed.
There were no injuries in the incident
The RCMP is asking anybody with information to contact the Trinity Conception Detachment at 596-5014 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS).