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Store owner turns would-be robber away with a baseball bat

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HUNTSVILLE Ala. (WZDX) - Huntsville Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob the Phone Home cell phone store on South Memorial Parkway Tuesday afternoon.

Police say a man pulled a gun on the store owner and demanded money. The owner then grabbed a baseball bat and started hitting the would-be robber. Police say during the exchange a shot was fired but no one was hit.

Officers say the store owner chased the robber out of the store into the parking lot continuing to hit him with the bat. The man got away with no money.

Police describe the suspect as a young black male in dark clothing with a gash on his head from where he was hit with the bat.

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