Gas station attendant beaten, not shot

January 31, 2012 10:54:53 AM PST
Police say a gas station attendant was beaten during an armed robbery on Monday afternoon in Trenton, New Jersey.

It happened around 12:45 p.m. at the Lukoil on the corner of Greenwood Avenue and Chambers Street across from Trenton Central High School.

The attendant suffered a wound to the head, which police earlier believed was a gunshot wound. On Tuesday, police said the wound was actually from the victim being beaten with the handle of a gun. That victim could be seen talking with EMTs after the incident.

He was taken to the hospital in an unspecified condition.

The suspect fled on foot.


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