Suspect in Middletown attempted robbery may have struck before

Middletown police have released photos of the person who jumped a counter at Subway on March 3, pointed a gun at employees but who didn’t steal any money.
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Middletown police have released photos of the person who jumped a counter at Subway on March 3, pointed a gun at employees but who didn’t steal any money.

UPDATE @ 2:30 p.m.: The person who attempted to rob a Middletown fast-food restaurant last week may be the same person who robbed a business in Harrison the day before, according to Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw.

He said Middletown detectives are working with the Harrison police department to solves both crimes.

MORE: Employees chased with gun, but nothing stolen at Middletown restaurant

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INITIAL REPORT: Middletown police have released photos of the person who jumped a counter at Subway on March 3, pointed a gun at employees but who didn't steal any money.

Two of the workers fled through the back door and were pursued by the subject at gunpoint, police said. When the employees refused to stop, the man gave up on his attempt to rob the store and fled the scene, police said.

Anyone who recognizes this subject or has information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective Kristy Hughes at 513-425-7733.

MORE: 911 caller said he saw gun in fast-food restaurant attempted robbery

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