Pittsfield Township police say man tried to pry open cash register with knife
A would-be thief attempted to pry open a cash register at a Pittsfield Township party store while the clerk was distracted this afternoon, police say.
The attempted robbery occurred at 3 p.m. in the 4000 block of Packard Road.
Police said the store clerk returned to the register to find a man attempting to pry it open with a knife. The man fled and was last seen running eastbound, police said.
Nothing was taken, and no one was injured.
The would-be thief was described as white, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, with short hair, medium build, wearing a black and white patterned shirt, baggy black pants, dark knit cap, and possibly white gloves.
Anyone with information is asked to call Pittsfield police at (734) 944-4911.