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Video Shows Man Attacking Store Clerk With Hammer

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas Police Robbery Detectives are searching for a man who robbed a convenience store and repeatedly beat the store clerk with a hammer.

Security cameras captured the incident on video, which occurred at the AZ Mark store at 7517 Military Parkway at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. The victim is currently in the hospital in serious condition.

According to police, the suspect demanded money, stabbed the clerk on the neck, and beat him numerous times with a hammer before fleeing on foot.

"He actually slashed his throat," said Dallas Police Deputy Chief Sheryl Scott. "When he came out the door, got him on the ground and dragged him down the aisle, where he picked up several different hammers and began to assault him with those hammers."

The suspect is described as a black male, about 5-foot-11, weighing approximately 210 pounds. Detectives believe the man is a regular customer of the store.

The victim was working alone at the store at the time of the attack.

Anyone with information regarding this offense or the suspect is encouraged to contact Detective Shelton at (214) 671-3612 or anonymously contact crime stoppers at 214-373-TIPS

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