Man arrested after police say he tried to rob a laundromat

SPRINGFIELD, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - One man is facing charges after an attempted robbery in Springfield Wednesday.

Police say Justin Pompey, 33, went into the Emerald Coast Coin Laundry on 11th Street and told the cashier to walk away because he was going to rob the place. They say the cashier left and called police.

When they got there, they say Pompey struggled but was arrested.

He's facing charges of attempted robbery and resisting an officer without violence.