(West Des Moines, IA) -- West Des Moines Police are trying to identify two men accused of robbing a convenience store and pistol-whipping the clerk. Police say it happened Friday, June 10th at 1:30 a.m. at the Kum & Go at 5308 University Avenue. Witnesses describe one male as heavy set the other as skinny. Police say the suspects left in a dark red or maroon car.
Police say the clerk was assaulted and struck over the head multiple times with a firearm and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The West Des Moines Police Department would appreciate any assistance the public can provide with identifying the two suspects involved in this crime. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the West Des Moines Police Department Tip Line at 515-222-3399.