Man tries to rob Colorado Springs Walmart, leaves when employees call police

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man tried to rob a Colorado Springs Walmart but left when employees called police early Thursday morning.

It happened just before 1 a.m. at the Walmart on Space Center Drive in eastern Colorado Springs. Police said a man went to the customer service counter and presented a note demanding cash. The employee stepped away and told a manager, who was nearby. The employee and manager called police while the suspect watched.

The suspect then ran away from the store empty-handed.

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