Merced police arrested 23-Year-old Dalahn Salone for attempted armed Saturday night.
Police say Salone entered Rite Aid at 3142 G Street at around 9:15 and demanded cash from the clerk at the register. He pointed a gun at the clerk’s face and ran off after she screamed.
A witness followed Salone from a distance and called 911 to report the crime. Salone walked across E. Olive Ave and entered Walgreens.
Officers arrived at Walgreens and detained Salone when he exited. Salone had a black Glock-style BB gun concealed in his waistband. Salone was identified as the suspect in the attempted robbery.
Salone was booked into custody at the Merced County Jail.
Merced Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Officer Mitchell King at (209) 385-6905 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.