Police in a Maine city say a dog thwarted a would-be gas station robber by biting the man twice on the face.
Saco Deputy Chief Jeffrey Holland says the man attempted to rob an employee at a Portland Road gas station on Monday afternoon. The employee refused to hand over money and was holding onto his dog when the animal lunged at the robber.
Holland says the man fled from the business in a pickup truck and is still at large and wanted by police. He says the dog, a pit bull-boxer mix, was a "good-sized animal" that the employee typically brings with him to work.
A call to the gas station was not answered on Wednesday morning.