Detectives on lookout for laundromat robber

Collier County detectives are looking for a man who tried to rob a woman at knifepoint Saturday morning in Golden Gate.

A witness said she was doing laundry at Wash Wizard Laundromat, 12215 Collier Blvd., around 6:30 a.m. when she saw a masked man approach the attendant with a knife and demand money. The witness said she screamed and ran for help.

The attendant said the robber ran out the west doors onto Safety Lane when the witness screamed for help, according to a report.

The suspect is described in reports as a 5-foot, 5-inch- tall black man with a thin build.

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