Robbery Attempt Fails

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police are investigating an attempted robbery that was foiled by an empty wallet. It happened Thursday about 4 a.m.

Police say a man walking near Grand Avenue and St. John Street was approached by a man with a gun, wearing a mask, who attempted to rob him.

When the suspect realized the victim had no money, he ran away. The victim was not injured.

If anyone has information about this incident, call Crimestoppers at 601-485-1860. You do not have to give your name.