Just after 9:25PM on Friday, 25 November, police officers who were on patrol in the Prospect area were stopped by a member of the public at a restaurant located in the area. The officers were informed that two masked men had approached the restaurant brandishing handguns while a third man stood at the entrance.
The men made threats to the staff of the restaurant and demanded money. However, the men then saw police patrolling the area and left the location on foot in an unknown direction. They were not able to complete the robbery. No injuries were reported as a result of this incident.
An investigation into this attempted robbery is being carried out by the police and detectives are encouraging anyone with information to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222. Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website<http://www.rcips.ky/submit-a-tip>.