The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted armed robbery at the Hardy’s Mart in the 11000 block of Booker T. Washington Highway around 8 p.m. on March 14, according to a news release from Sgt. Megan Patterson.

A white male dressed in black clothing entered the store, brandished a firearm and demanded money, Patterson said. The suspect fled the scene on foot.

Patterson said sheriff’s office deputies and investigators are searching for the suspect and the investigation is ongoing.