Frederick Police are investigating an attempted robbery in the 100 block of E. Patrick St. At approximately 0120 hours, the victim was openig the door to his business in the 100 block of E. Patrick St., when he was approached by the suspect who demanded the victim's wallet. When the victim refused, the suspect punched the victim once in the head. The victim then punched the suspect once in the head and the suspect fled W/B on E. Patrick St. The victim waited approximately 10 minutes and then flagged down a passing Frederick County Sheriff's Deputy who shared the information with responding FPD officers. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5-10, with a thin build and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
The follow up investigation is being conducted by the Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the Frederick Police at 301-600-2100, or anonymously at 301-600-8477. Crime tips may be sent via text message at 240-674-8477.
Release prepared by: Cpl. M.E.Pue, III #285 301-600-1278