Attempted Armed Robbery 

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call from the Etna Village Variety Store around 8:30 Sunday evening.Sergeant William Sheehan says the report was of an attempted armed robbery at the store, which is located on Route 2.Sheehan says the Maine State Police are assisting them in the investigation.And a K-9 dog has been brought in to walk the perimeter as a precaution.” Everyone’s safe. No one got hurt. A little bit shaken up obviously.”Sheehan says they will release more information as it becomes available.