Gas Station Clerk Injured From Knife Wounds During Fight WIth Robber

(FOX 11 / CNS) A gas station store clerk was hospitalized with knife wounds after fighting with and detaining a would-be thief in Hawthorne early today.


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A co-worker told news media outlets the suspect, whom police have not identified, had repeatedly attempted to buy and then exchange headphones he had bought at the store in the 3700 block of West Imperial Highway.

Both of the clerks recognized the suspect when he returned to the store around 1 a.m. and tried to exchange his headphones, then attempted to steal another pair, news media outlets reported.

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