Robbers Hit Clerk in Bristol Robbery

Robbers stole a money bag with $9,500 in cash, police said.

Thursday, May 2, 2013  |  Updated 7:42 AM EDT
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Robbers Hit Clerk in Bristol Robbery

Bristol police are investigating a robbery at a convenience store.

Police are looking for two men who hit the clerk at 7 Star convenience store in Bristol with a bat and fled with a money bag containing $9,500 in cash.

Bristol Police responded to a burglar alarm around 11 p.m. and the employee told police he was closing the store at 104 Stafford Ave., walked out of the business and was confronted by two men. 

One man put a gun to the employee’s head and the other man hit the victim’s arm and leg with a bat, knocking him to the ground, police said.

The men took the victim’s money bag, which contained $9,500 cash, according to police.

The victim was taken to Bristol Hospital to be treated for minor injuries and police searched the area, using a police dog, but did not find the robbers.

The robbers were dressed completely in black and black masks covered their entire faces, police said. 

One man was thin. The other was large with a muscular build. 

Anyone with any information is asked to call Bristol Police Department at 860-584-3011.

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