WATCH: Man leaves empty-handed after drawing gun at Payday Express

(Omaha Crimestoppers)

Police have released surveillance footage of an attempted robbery that took place Saturday morning.

At around 9 a.m., a panic alarm sounded at the Payday Express near 39th and Dodge streets.

When officers arrived, a witness told them an armed man demanded cash. The witness told the man that the safe wasn't open yet, and the man left empty-handed.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Omaha Crime Stoppers at 444-STOP, at, or on the P3 Tips mobile app. Tips leading to an arrest where a firearm is recovered are eligible for an enhanced reward of up to $1,000.

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