Clerk Hit During Armed Robbery at Southington Burger King

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    A clerk was injured during an armed robbery at a Burger King in Southington.

    A clerk was hit in the head during an armed robbery at a Southington Burger King early Wednesday morning.

    Police said three to four men went into the back of the fast-food restaurant at 1850 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike as the employee was taking out the garbage just after midnight and hit the man over the head.

    One of the robbers had a gun and the group fled in a silver Acura with tinted windows, heading south on Knotter Drive toward Cheshire. 

    The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for a non-life-threatening head injury.

    A description of the vehicle was broadcasted to surrounding towns as well as state police, but police have not found the car.

    How much cash was taken is not known.

    Anyone with information should call Southington Police at 860-621-0101.  

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