Clerk, beaten with moonshine, stabs would-be robber

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MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WDTN) – Middletown Police say a clerk was beaten and the suspect stabbed in an early morning robbery.

Police say Stephen Glenn, Sr. from Clayton went into the Lindsay Shell gas station at Germantown Road and Verity Parkway in Middletown around 4:30 Wednesday morning.

While the cash register drawer was open the man tried to grab the money in it but the clerk closed the drawer.  According to police, the suspect then began beating the clerk with a jar of moonshine that was on display on the counter. The jar broke during the beating so the man grabbed two additional jars and continued assaulting the clerk.

Middletown Police say after the clerk had been hit several times and injured, the gas station employee produced a knife and stabbed Glebb at least twice.

Police say Glenn ran from the store and got into a gray or tan extended cab pick-up truck driven by another man and headed north on Route 4.

Investigators say Glenn was found later seeking medical attention at Grandview Hospital in Dayton. No charges have yet been filed in this case.

The clerk was treated for injuries to the head, arm and hand.

Glenn is still recovering from hisinjuries but warrants have been issued for robbery and felonious assault.  Police say they warrants will be served when his condition improves.

The investigation is continuing.

If you have any information about this incident you are asked to call Lt. Cunningham at 425-7737.

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