Madison Florist Scares Gunmen With Paring Knife

Posted: Friday, February 15, 2013 -- 5:42 a.m.

Incident Type: Robbery

Incident Date: 02/14/2013 - 7:57 PM

Address: 3010 Atwood Av (Rose Cottage Floral)

Suspect: m/w, 30's, shorter, wearing a dark hood with a drawstring.

Victim: female employee

Details: The lone employee was working late in the flower shop. A male entered the store asking to buy flowers. At the same time the back door opened and the suspect entered and displayed a handgun. The employee had a paring knife in her hand at the time and began slashing it at the suspect. The suspect immediately left the shop. Nothing was taken. The investigation is continuing.

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