Baseball bat versus gun: store owner fights back

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FRESNO, Californa (KSEE/KGPE) – Police are looking for a man who attempted an armed robbery in Fresno but was chased away by the store owner wielding a baseball bat.

The incident took place Thursday night at the Deep Market on Bullard Avenue and Fig Garden Drive. Security footage shows the suspect pointing a firearm at the owner. The owner responds with a baseball bat over his head and charges at the suspect. Officers say he was demanding money from the register.

The suspect fled the store empty-handed. Fresno Police Department is still looking for him. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

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