A would-be attempted robber ended up leaving empty-handed after struggling with the owner of Bo’s Lawn and Gardening, who challenged him in the store on Middle Road in Warwick.

Police say the incident occurred at approximately 2pm today (March 13), right next to a busy parking lot at Lindo’s in broad daylight.

A spokesman said: “The suspect did not display a weapon nor obtain any items. He was challenged by the 33-year-old male owner and a struggle ensued on premises.

The suspect broke free and subsequently ran off. He was seen running south towards the Spring Hill area via the steps next to Lindo’s and is described as a black male, 5 feet 10 inches tall of slim build, wearing all black.” 

Anyone who may have any information about this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigation Department on 295-0011.