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17-year-old caught while trying to rob Rochester gas station

ROCHESTER, MN (FOX 47) -- A 17-year-old is caught in the act trying to rob a Rochester gas station.

According to the Rochester Police Department, around 4:30 Sunday morning, the young man threatened a clerk at the Super America on 37th Street Northwest in Rochester.

Police say the teen never showed a weapon, but he demanded cigarettes.

Police were called and showed up during the attempted robbery.

The teen was arrested and taken to detox, because police say he appeared to be drunk.

There is no word on any charges yet.

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