Bismarck Man Charged with Robbery

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The state has charged Thomas Lee Kelly, of Bismarck, with robbery after police say he attempt​ed to steal from the gas station on the 3900 block of Trenton Drive in Bismarck.

Bismarck police say Kelly reached into his waistband like he was grabbing for a weapon and demanded money.

After the clerk refused, a police report states Kelly said he was just kidding, used the bathroom and left.

Kelly is being held at the Burleigh County ​jail on $5,000 bond.