Shots Fired at Man in Attempted Armed Robbery


Published 01/24 2014 04:26AM

Updated 01/24 2014 11:20AM

FREDERICK COUNTY, Md. - Frederick City Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery where they say a man was assaulted and shots were fired at him late Thursday night. 

Just after 8 p.m., officers say they were called to Redfield Court for a report of gunshots.  

A man was located and told police he had been followed from Route 40 and Hillcrest Drive to Redfield Court.

The man said he was assaulted and had attempted to run, as the suspect fired gun shots toward him. No one was injured in the incident.

Police are looking for a suspect described as a black man, about 6'0", wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call (301)-600-TIPS.

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