Brutal robbery: Convenience store clerk beaten and robbed

Caught on Camera

POSTED: Monday, October 15, 2012 - 6:15pm

UPDATED: Monday, October 15, 2012 - 6:19pm

Police in West Covina, California have released a video they say shows a man robbing a gas station convenience store and beating up a woman who was working there.

The video shows a man strolling the aisles of the convenience store and talking with the clerk. Then it shows him walking over to her and repeatedly punching her.

Later in the video, the 50-year-old attendant gets down on the ground and the man leaves.

West Covina Police Corporal Rudy Lopez said police need help identifying the assailant, who took a large sum of cash from the register.

"At this point, we don't have any leads," he said.

The man is white, between 30 and 40 years old and between 5' 8" and 5' 10," Lopez said. At the time of the alleged assault and robbery, he had blond hair, a mustache and a goatee. He was wearing a baseball cap, dark-colored short-sleeve shirt, light pants and sunglasses.  

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