Man in Gumby Costume Tries to Rob Convenience Store

September 7, 2011 Updated Sep 7, 2011 at 1:04 PM EDT

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Man in Gumby Costume Tries to Rob Convenience Store

September 7, 2011 Updated Sep 7, 2011 at 1:04 PM EDT

San Diego police are searching for a man who tried to rob a 7-Eleven store in the early morning hours of Labor Day while wearing a costume of the television character Gumby, according to San Diego television station KGTV.

According to the story, the costumed man and another man entered the story and approached the clerk at the counter. The man in the costume reportedly asked for a pack of cigarettes before telling the clerk it was "a robbery."

Watch video and read the entire KGTV story HERE.