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Anaheim clerk shot in face w/ pellet gun

A store clerk was shot in the face with a pellet gun during a robbery in Anaheim early Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011.

February 2, 2011 12:07:14 AM PST
A store clerk was shot in the face with a pellet gun during a robbery in Anaheim early Wednesday morning.

Police said the clerk had gotten into an altercation with the suspect during the robbery at a gas station convenience store at State College Boulevard and Katella Avenue at about 3 a.m.

The suspect shot the clerk with a pellet gun and fled the scene. The clerk was taken to a local hospital in unknown condition.

Officers say the suspect is responsible for at least a dozen similar robberies over the last couple of months. Anyone with information is urged to call the Anaheim Police Department at (714) 765-1900.