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Police Arrest Man Who Assaulted Clerk During Robbery

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police said they have arrested a man caught on surveillance assaulting a clerk during a robbery at a tobacco and beer store.

Police said they took the man in custody Friday afternoon, and will release his identity once the booking is complete.

The clerk told police the man came into buy a beer at the In and Out Discount Tobacco and Beer on Lascassas Pike around 9 p.m.on March 24. During the transaction, the man became upset and pulled the clerk over the counter. Police said he then threw the cash register at the clerk.

The suspect took some cash from the register, and fled the scene in a new model Chevrolet Impala.

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