Police probe attempted robbery

Lawmen are on the hunt for a man who attempted to rob the Western Union branch in Hastings this afternoon.

According to police spokesman David Welch, the perpetrator, who was masked at the time entered the establishment around 12 30 p.m., but was unsuccessful.

It is also believed that he was armed with a gun.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the police emergency at telephone number 211,  the nearest police station or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIPS (8477).

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