October 12, 2018 7:10 pm
Updated: October 15, 2018 6:22 am

Convenience store employee injured in Saskatoon robbery

Saskatoon police said a convenience store employee was struck several times in the head and back during a robbery.

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A convenience store employee was injured during an early morning robbery in Saskatoon.

Police said two men entered the store in the 3300-block of 8th Street East at around 4:45 a.m. CT.

They went behind the counter and struck the lone employee several times in the head and back.

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One man then threw a cash register drawer through the front door.

The pair made off with cash and cigarettes.

The employee was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries. There is no word on his condition.

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Police said Friday afternoon the two suspects had been arrested and charges are pending.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Saskatoon police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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