Store Clerk Fights Back Against Would-Be Robber

Store Clerk Fights Back Against Would-Be Robber

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(KSL News) A man carrying a rifle tried to rob a Salt Lake City convenience store Monday, but the clerk fought back.

Police say Brent Hansen entered an EZ Mart yesterday afternoon and demanded money. The clerk and the man began fighting, knocking money and store items across the counter.

The clerk then grabbed the rifle and began beating the would-be robber. Police arrived and arrested Hansen.

After the incident, the clerk said he was experiencing chest pains. He was taken to a local hospital as a precaution.

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