Laundromat worker hurt during robbery attempt caught on camera in West Philadelphia

WEST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- An employee of a West Philadelphia laundromat was injured when a would-be thief hit him several times with a handgun.

The incident was captured by a surveillance camera at the King Philly Laundry.

Police say on December 2nd the man walked in, pointed a handgun and demanded money.

A struggle ensued and a shot went off.

The bullet missed the employee, but the attacker hit him several times on the head with the gun.

If you have any information about the suspect or the case, you are asked to contact Philadelphia Police.
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