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Police: Man Armed With Broom Handle Tried To Rob Delaware Sports Bar

NEWARK, Del. (CBS) - Authorities in Delaware are looking for the man they say attempted to rob a sports bar in Newark armed with a broom handle.

Police got the call around 8 p.m. Friday from the Chestnut Sports Bar located at 15 Prestbury Square.

A manager says the suspect, who earlier was a patron at the bar, attacked her and demanded money from the register. After a bit of a struggle with another customer, the suspect reportedly ran off empty handed.

Police say the suspect was wearing blue jeans and a green shirt. He is described as a black male, 30-35 years old, 5'05"-5'09" tall and balding.

Anyone with information is asked to call Delaware State Police at 302-834-2630.

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