Runaway Robbery Suspect Spills Loot

By
Bethany Venable

Dateline
Updated Wed, Feb 29, 2012 9:04 am

Athens police are looking for a man they say tried to rob a gas station, but ended up spilling the money in the parking lot. 

Lt. Ralph Harvey says around 9 p.m. an employee was closing up Seaman's Gas Station when a masked man grabbed the cash drawer.
 
The man ran away on foot, but dropped the drawer in the parking lot.
 
Harvey says the man fled on foot, but police do not believe he got away with any money.
 
The man is descriped as white, tall and thin, wearing dark-color clothing.
 
Anyone with information is asked to call the Athens Police Department. 
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