Clerk fights off machete-wielding robber with pole

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A 63 year old store clerk in England is missing a finger, but alive today, because of the fight he put up against a machete wielding robber. (WPVI)

A store clerk in England suffered minor injuries during an attempted robbery when he fought off his machete-wielding attacker with a small pole.

The 63-year-old clerk was behind the counter when the would-be robber entered the store and approached the counter, armed with a 3-foot machete.

Surveillance video shows the clerk reach underneath the counter and pull out a small pole.

He then can be seen fighting off the robber and begins swinging the pole.

The clerk suffered a cut to his hand and lost a finger.

The robber fled the scene empty-handed.

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