OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - The clerk at an Oshtemo Township 7-Eleven was beaten in the head and neck during an early Sunday armed robbery.
The robbery happened at the store in the 5000 block of West KL Avenue near S. Drake Road, according to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office.
Four teens entered the 7-Eleven around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, authorities said, and spread out in an apparent attempt to distract the clerk. One carried an empty bottle.
They then made a small purchase. When the register drawer opened, the four "began a violent and unprovoked attack" on the clerk, according to the Sheriff's Office, and took money from the drawer.
The clerk was treated at the scene for trauma to the head and neck.
Authorities were able to get surveillance video and other evidence at the scene.
The incident remains under investigation.
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