Jeffrey Sohn

A Union man faces attempted robbery charges for allegedly trying to rob Fricks Market Sunday morning.

Jeffrey A. Sohn, 24, Union, was charged in Franklin County Associate Circuit Court with first-degree attempted robbery. He is being held on a $50,000 cash-only bond.

Sohn was arrested Monday and charged Tuesday morning.

Police responded to Fricks around 8 a.m. Sunday for a holdup alarm that was set off by an employee at a cash registers.

Officers were told that a man wearing long clothing and underwear over his face as a mask handed a note to a store employee demanding money.

The suspect indicated that he had a weapon, but one was not displayed, police said.

No money was given to the attempted robber before he fled.

Officers canvassed the area Sunday morning but were unable to locate Sohn. A hoodie and the mask discarded as the suspect fled and were recovered by police.

Police Chief Norman Brune said Sohn confessed to the attempted robbery.