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Would-be robber apologizes after Circle K clerk says 'no'

An unidentified man holding a knife walked into a Myrtle Beach Circle K and demanded money. Police say the “unfazed” clerk didn’t give the man money and told him to leave. The man apologized, put the knife back in his pocket and left.

Horry County Police Department

An unidentified man holding a knife walked into a Myrtle Beach Circle K and demanded money. Police say the “unfazed” clerk didn’t give the man money and told him to leave. The man apologized, put the knife back in his pocket and left.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina are seeking a man who apologized after attempting to rob a convenience store.

The Sun News reports that Horry County police say they responded June 18 to a Circle K in Little River after the unidentified man walked inside and demanded money while holding a knife.

A police report says a night clerk told them the man entered the store around 1 a.m. and approached the counter.

Police say the “unfazed” clerk didn’t give the man money and told him to leave. The man realized his efforts were going nowhere and apologized, put the knife back in his pocket and left.