Leland police seek men in attempted armed robbery

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By Sam Hickman

Leland police are looking for two men involved in an attempted armed robbery outside of a local business Monday, Oct. 21 about 9 p.m.

Bharat Jethawa, the owner of Shirley’s Diner on 112 Village Road, was leaving work when two black men wearing dark-colored clothing and bandanas approached him, according to a news release.

One of the men pulled out a pistol and demanded money from Jethawa, according to the release. Jethawa told the men he didn’t have any money and they ran away.

Jethawa was not injured.

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