Fairfield robbery attempt foiled

Fairfield police are investigating an attempted robbery.

Police say a man tried to hold up a Cumberland Farms.

Police say a man tried to hold up a Cumberland Farms. (12/12/12)

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police are investigating an attempted robbery.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. at the Cumberland Farms on the Post Road.

The cashier says a man came in and asked for two cartons of cigarettes.

She says he tried to grab the cartons out of her hand, scratched her and ran off without taking anything.

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