CVS clerk attacked in Ventura armed robbery

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Two armed men attacked a CVS store employee during a robbery in Ventura. (KABC)

Two masked and armed men robbed a CVS and attacked a clerk in Ventura early Friday morning, police said.

The suspects entered the 24-hour store at 5900 Telegraph Road shortly before 3:30 a.m., Ventura police said. One man had a handgun and the other was armed with a baseball bat.

One suspect attacked a store clerk and threw her to the ground, inflicting serious head injuries. They forced another employee to open the registers and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

A second employee was also injured during the robbery. Both were brought to a local hospital for treatment. They were listed in stable condition.

CVS said it plans to immediately implement new security measures at the store.

Investigators asked anyone with information to call the Ventura Police Department at (805)339-4488.

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