In response to a police assertion, Robert Jay Smith, 22, of Grand Forks, was arrested a number of blocks from the fuel station at 3635 Gateway Drive. Police say he entered the shop, demanded cash and was refused earlier than leaving the shop.
“Staff adopted the topic till he was apprehended by officers a couple of blocks from the scene,” the discharge states. “It isn’t believed right now the suspect obtained something from the comfort retailer.”
Smith, who faces fees of tried theft, is being held on the Grand Forks County Correctional Middle.