Springs police are searching for a woman behind an attempted armed robbery late Tuesday night.
The suspect entered a Conoco on the 4300 block of East Fountain just before 10 p.m. and demanded money. She told the clerk that she was carrying a gun.
Police say the suspect left empty-handed after a brief conversation with the clerk. She took in an unknown direction, driving a newer model dark-colored 4-door sedan.
The suspect has been described as a black woman in her 40s, 5-foot-2, medium build, with dark braided hair. She was wearing a black jacket and navy blue hat at the time of the robbery.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police, or call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.