Police are asking for the public's help identifying and locating a suspect in an attempted armed robbery. The man allegedly approached a woman who was sitting in her car, pulled a knife and demanded money.

Skowhegan Police say the incident happened on Tuesday night. A man, pictured in this artist's rendering, allegedly approached a woman who was sitting in her car outside the United Steal Workers Local 9 Poulin-Turner Hall where a weekly auction was taking place.. The victim said the suspect had a knife and demanded money, but she was able to scare the robber off.

The suspect is described as a white man, 30 to 35 years old, with a black mustache, wearing a camouflage hoodie. A suspicious white sedan with blue tinted headlights was seen seen in the area.

Anyone who thinks they may have information about this case is asked to call the Skowhegan Police at 474-6915.