An armed, masked man tried to rob a Royal Canadian Legion in Cape Breton, N.S., Saturday night, according to police.

Cape Breton Regional Police responded to the emergency call to Plummer Avenue in New Waterford at 9:44 p.m. The robber had already fled after being confronted by a citizen. 

Police did not say what the robber was armed with, or if anything was stolen. 

Police are looking for the person, but didn't provide a description.