Would-be robber

Special to the Journal/East Liverpool Police Department

East Liverpool police are asking the public for help in identifying this man who is shown in surveillance video, jumping over the railing to enter Gilkinson’s Short Stop on Avondale Street at 11:02 p.m. June 28. Once inside, he pointed a gun at the owner, who shoved the man away. The man then fled out the front door empty-handed, running up North Street. A witness told police he ran down Oak Street, where there were reports of a gold four-door vehicle being seen. There was also a report of a suspicious vehicle on Riverview Street. No one was injured. Police ask anyone with information to call 330-385-1234.