WAUSAU — Police in Wausau have released surveillance footage of Saturday’s attempted armed robbery at a west side gas station that was foiled by a quick thinking clerk.
Police were called at 9:22 p.m. Saturday to the BMW Fuel Mart, 102 N. Third Ave. for a report of an attempted armed robbery that had just happened, according to a news release. The Fuel Mart is also commonly referred to as the Clark Gas Station.
Two unidentified suspects entered the business, one of whom brandished a handgun and demanded money from the store’s employee, police said.
The clerk shoved the suspects out of the store, locked the door and called police.
Surveillance footage shows one suspect with a firearm. A second suspect is seen wearing a red bandana, red hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and dark colored shoes.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact the Wausau Police Department at 715-261-7811.