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Clerk beaten, store robbed by masked suspect

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A convenience store employee was taken to Tuomey Hospital to be treated for several cuts to the head following a Thursday morning robbery.

The Sumter Police Department says a man wearing a ski mask entered Lee's Grocery on South Lafayette Drive and struck the employee several times in the head with an unknown weapon. 

Police say the suspect managed to leave the store with an unknown amount of money.

The suspect has been described as 140 to 150 pounds and between 5'5" and 5'8" tall.

If you have any information about this case, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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