Police investigate attempted robbery at Bristol Stop and Shop

Bristol police are investigating an attempted robbery at the Stop and Shop at 597 Farmington Ave. A press release said the robbery reportedly occurred Wednesday night, a little before midnight, at the Stop and Shop where the suspect pushed a cashier and attempted to open the register with a screwdriver. The only customer in the store at the time tried to hold the suspect until police got there however the suspect was able to escape and was headed toward Jerome Avenue, the release said.
The suspect was unable to steal anything from the store, and no injuries were reported.
The suspect is being described as a light skinned black male, 5 feet 8 inches and was wearing a green sweatshirt and blue jeans.
At this time no suspect has been located and the incident is still under investigation.