A German shepherd chased an attempted robber out of a Mays Landing store Thursday afternoon.

Police said a man walked into Mays Landing Auto Parts at 4:14 p.m. and told the owner he had a knife and demanded the money in the cash register.

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The owner called for his dog who chased the suspect out of the store, police said. No money was handed over.

The suspect is described as a black male between 18 and 22, 6-feet tall, with short hair, and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt over a white T-shirt, jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information can call the department at 609-625-2700.

Joel Landau

Senior copy editor for the Press of Atlantic City. Have worked as a reporter, copy editor and news editor with the paper since 1985. A graduate of the University of Delaware.

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