Woman arrested following robbery attempt with stick-like object

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Police have a woman in custody after an attempted armed robbery at a gas station convenience store.

Officials say the woman entered the store at 9:45 p.m. and demanded money. Investigators say she was armed with a stick-like object with nails in it.

Police say the woman did not get any money from the store.

The clerk had a small puncture wound on his hand. Police say he made an attempt to disarm the woman.

A customer in the store called 911. Police say that customer left the store after the woman and trailed the vehicle she was inside.

The woman was taken into custody after a short pursuit.

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