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Clerk assaulted during convenience store robbery

Posted March 23, 2010

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— Raleigh police are looking for two men who assaulted a clerk while robbing a convenience store late Monday.

The men ran into the Kangaroo Express at 3289 Avent Ferry Road and forced the clerk to open the cash register, police said.

One of the suspects hit the clerk in the face, police said.

The clerk was not seriously injured.

The suspects then fled the store.

The investigation is ongoing. More details of the incident haven't been released.


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  • ncmickey Mar 23, 2010

    Why convieniece stores dont all have bulletproof glass booths is beyond me.

  • SomeRandomGuy Mar 23, 2010

    "They will surely update this story as they often do (if you ever check back) as time goes on."

    Well, it's been 16 hours since this story was posted and I do NOT see ANY updates...

  • ncguy Mar 23, 2010

    Dandy, thank you for pointing out my spelling errors.

    Please remember to capitalize the first word in your sentences.

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Mar 23, 2010

    Not everything is a "media plot" with a "Politically Correct agenda". LOL So, turn off Rush Limbaugh for a minute. Don't you complaining folks think that a news outlet would post every detail that they had...IF they had it?

    They will surely update this story as they often do (if you ever check back) as time goes on. Sheesh...you're whining about free news... :-)

  • DandyJenn Mar 23, 2010

    ncguy, it's not really that dangerous to fish the barren sea....more like the bering sea.

    but i agree with part of your point; it certainly is dangerous to be tending the counter at any convenience store, especially overnight.

  • happy Mar 23, 2010

    This is the second time someone has injured a clerk in that very same store.

  • Nancy Mar 23, 2010

    I'm sure there are descriptions of some sort in the police report - or someone at WRAL didn't bother to ask for details.

    This is pathetic reporting.

  • dholoman2 Mar 23, 2010

    agree w/ Tolip

  • Tolip Mar 23, 2010

    Wow! We will be on the look out for two men! Were they white, black, yellow, red, green? Tall, short, fat, skinny? Were they wearing masks, beards, goatees? Were they nekkid, wearing flashing neon green clothes? *shaking my head*

    PC is going to be the downfall of us all!

  • ncguy Mar 23, 2010

    who said that fishing in the barren sea was the most dangerous job?
    I think being an overnight convenience store clerk is!