Authorities in Edison are on the search for a suspect who attempted to hold up a supermarket in the city during the overnight hours.
According to preliminary reports, police were called to the ShopRite located on US-1 at Old Post Road to investigate reports of a robbery at the supermarket at approximately 11:45 p.m.
Police officers who arrived at the scene were informed that a black male suspect entered the supermarket and handed an employee a noted announcing a possible robbery according to reports.
Police say the suspects, who wore dark clothing, fled the store and did not get any cash during the robbery.
The incident is under investigation.