He demanded cigarettes from the victim, and said he had a gun.
Frederick Police have charged a Myersville man for an attempted armed robbery early Saturday morning.
Tyler Lee Shields, 21, was apprehended along the Carroll Creek linear park near the Wells Fargo Bank. Officers were dispatched to the area following a 911 call about an attempted armed robbery, and set up a perimeter.
Three individuals seen running from the area were detained. Contact was made with the victim and two witnesses, who said Shields threatened the victim by saying he had a gun and demanded cigarettes.
Shields is charged with attempted armed robbery, armed robbery and disorderly conduct.