Police arrest Ardmore man in attempted robbery

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ARDMORE, OK -- Police have arrested an Ardmore man who attempted to rob an Ardmore convenience store at knife-point.

Police say at around noon Tuesday 37-year-old Rusty Deck came in the store on Carter Street southeast wearing a mask and threatened the clerk with a knife demanding money.

Then the clerk pulled out a handgun and the suspect took off.

Investigators say Deck left the scene in a "white Chevy pickup truck with a missing grill. "

Deck was arrested from his Myrtle Street home and later booked into the Carter County Jail on the charge of Armed Robbery.

Deck remains in custody and is awaiting formal filling of charges.

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