A 22-year-old transient from Indiana was arrested early Monday morning for suspected robbery at the Chevron gas station on Santa Rita Road.
According to Pleasanton police reports, Trevon Elsworth entered the gas station around 2 a.m. and passed a note to the worker threatening he had a gun and demanding money.
Police said the worker was able to convince Elsworth to leave without the money.
The man allegedly stole a pack of gum and left the station.
Officers searched the area and found Elsworth hiding behind a nearby hotel, police said.
Police reports said Elsworth was positively identified and he provided a full confession. He was arrested and booked into Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.