Suspect of attempted robbery found

Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2009

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police say a man tried to rob a pizza delivery man.

Police are questioning the suspect, a minor.

According to police, the robber was described as a thin black man about 6 feet tall who was wearing a gray hoodie, dark jeans and a white bandanna over his face.

Police say that shortly after noon Monday, the robber approached the delivery man near 30th Avenue and Rose Street and showed him a gun tucked into his waistband.

The robber demanded money, but left empty handed.

Before officers tracked down the suspect, two nearby schools were put on "stay put" status.

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