Milford Police arrested a 27-year-old man July 21 in connection with an April 25 attempted robbery at Shore Stop on Bay Road, Milford.


Milford Police arrested a 27-year-old man July 21 in connection with an April 25 attempted robbery at Shore Stop on Bay Road, Milford.

According to spokesman Det. Dwight Young, James R. Jones of Milford allegedly entered the store armed with a handgun and demanding money from the store clerk. He was unable to obtain any money from the clerk and fired a round from the handgun, missing the clerk. Jones then fled. No one was injured.

Jones was charged with first-degree attempted robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, first-degree reckless endangering and wearing a disguise during the commission of a felony.

Jones was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and was committed to Sussex Correctional Institute in default of $60,000 secured bond.