(CNS): Police were out in force Monday evening at the scene of an attempted armed robbery at Crown Square on Eastern Avenue in George Town. An RCIPS spokesperson told CNS it was too early to confirm all the details of the hold-up, which happened at around 6:30pm. but it involved a security cash van and at least one gunman, who left the scene and is now being sought by police. Early reports are that shots were fired during the unsuccessful heist and a security officer was injured. Police said he was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.