PLEASANT HILL (KRON) — Sunday evening a gas station clerk was pistol-whipped during a robbery in Pleasant Hill, according to police officials.
At 5:31 p.m., police received a report that a man had been shot in the face during an armed robbery at a 76 gas station at 2300 Monument Blvd near the KCF and Dolans Lumber of Concrod, according to police.
When officers arrived, they located the victim and he was transported to a hospital, police said.
Investigators determined that a man had entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded money from the victim, who works at the store, according to police.
According to police, after the victim gave the suspect money, the suspect struck the victim in the face with his gun and the weapon discharged during the assault, however police, later determined the victim had not been shot in the face.
His injuries had resulted from being struck in the face with the gun, according to police.
The victim’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.
The suspect fled on foot to a waiting vehicle that was being driven by another suspect. The suspect vehicle then went west on Fair Oaks
Drive toward Buskirk Avenue, police said.
Police described the first suspect as a black man in his mid 30s who is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 170 pounds and has a bald head.
The second suspect, who drove the vehicle, is described as a
The suspect vehicle was described as a mid-90s tan or gold Nissan
Maxima, police said.
Authorities are asking anyone with information to call Pleasant Hill police 925-288-4630
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