JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Police are searching for a suspect who attempted to rob a convenience store after he was offered a muffin.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the suspect walked into the Hess Express located in the 7100 block of Wilson Boulevard Sunday around 5:20 a.m. He was "mumbling" and saying something about not having any food and being hungry.

Police say one of the employees gave the suspect a muffin and even offered to warm it for him. He became upset that she did not have the "right bag" to put the muffin in.

According to JSO, the suspect then demanded money from the cash register and threatened to use a gun. The employee did not give the suspect any money. She walked over and placed her hand on his shoulder and said, "You don't want to do this" as she walked him to the door.

The employee stated that as the suspect left the store, she locked the door behind him and called police. The employee said the suspect did not take anything from the store.

Anyone who has any information in regards to the identity of this wanted suspect is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email

To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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