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Police investigating after attempted robbery, pistol whipping in Olivette

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

(KMOV) – A female cashier was beat over the head with a weapon in an Olivette store Wednesday night during an attempted robbery, police say.

Officials say a suspect went into the store in the 9400 block of Olive and acted as if he were going to make a purchase.

At the cash register, he displayed a gun, and as the woman tried to close the terminal, he reportedly beat the woman over the head with the gun.

The woman was taken to a hospital where she is being treated for her injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s early 30s, with a muscular build, and a shaved head. He was wearing a light colored, tank-top style shirt and blue jeans.

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