PORTAGEVILLE - Burglars failed in their attempt to rob a local business.
Portageville Police Chief Ronnie Adams said an alarm sounded at about 12:32 a.m. today alerting authorities of a burglary at Baker's Big Star, 102 King Ave.
When officers arrived they discovered the front door glass broken. Apparently burglars had attempted to pry open an ATM machine but were unable to before fleeing. Nothing was reported missing, Adams said.