Clerk Fights Back in Robbery at Sierra Market

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    The clerk at the Sierra Market on Massachusetts told police he was able to fight back by hitting the robber in the head with a bottle.

    La Mesa police are searching for a suspect who robbed and beat a liquor store clerk Monday night.

    A man walked into the Sierra Market on Massachusetts Avenue after 8:30 p.m. carrying a gun and demanding cash the clerk told police.

    The suspect struggled with the 68-year-old clerk and ended up hitting him on the head with the gun police said.

    La Mesa Clerk Beaten, Robbed

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    The clerk at the Sierra Market on Massachusetts told police he was able to fight back by hitting the robber in the head with a bottle.

    The clerk told police he was able to fight back by hitting the robber in the head with a bottle.

    The suspect eventually fled the store.

    Now, officers are looking for a man described as 30-35 years old, 6-foot-2 inches tall, heavy build and a goatee. The man was wearing a black hoodie with white lettering.