Fort Dodge Police Seeking Attempted Robbery Suspect
A suspect is being sought after officers from the Fort Dodge Police Department and Webster County Sheriff’s Office were called to dispatch a robbery. Shortly before 9:00am Wednesday, officers responded to Discount Text Book store (123 Ave O West) to investigate a robbery. A store employee at the scene told officers that a male entered the store shortly after opening, pointed a can of mace at the clerk and demanded money from register. The clerk at the register pulled out a handgun, pointed it at the suspect and told him to leave. The suspect fled without any property. The suspect was described as a white male between 50-60 years old standing 5’5” with grayish facial hair and possibly riding a smaller framed black bike. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact local law enforcement.