Robber Thwarted By Equipment Malfunction

09/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A man's plans to rob a Colorado Springs business were foiled Monday by a cash register that malfunctioned.

A clerk at Family Dollar, 3069 S. Academy Blvd., was approached about 1 p.m. Monday by a man who pulled up his shirt and revealed what looked like a handgun tucked in his jeans.

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