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Man pistol-whipped during attempted robbery

November 30, 2009 12:39:21 AM PST
An investigation is underway after an attempted robbery at a liquor store in Los Angeles Sunday.Police said three suspects entered the store on Pico and Hauser boulevards at about 10:30 p.m. The men were allegedly trying to rob the place when the owner got in the way.

Police said the owner was pistol-whipped by one of the men. When a worker came to help, the suspects took off before getting anything.

The owner was taken to the hospital, and is expected to survive his injuries.

Anyone with information on the attempted robbery is urged to call the LAPD at (877) LAPD-24-7.