BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police said Friday that they arrested a man in an attempted armed robbery.
Police say Reginald Chavis, 19, approached an employee outside the Gulf Station on Fairfield Avenue on Wednesday, pulled out a gun and ordered him to open the register.
Officers say Chavis struggled with the victim as an officer patrolling the area came by.
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That is when police say the victim ran to the officer for help and Chavis took off.
Officers say police dog Balu eventually tracked him down by smelling a shoe that Chavis left behind at the scene.