KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Kalamazoo County Deputies are investigating an armed hold-up at the 7-11 store on west KL Avenue early Sunday morning, describing it as needlessly violent.
Deputies say a group of four young black males entered the store about 4:30 a.m., spread out to distract the clerk, one of them carrying a bottle.
After a small purchase was made and the cash drawer opened, the clerk was hit in the head in an unprovoked attack, The teens grabbed the cash and fled.
The clerk was treated at the scene for trauma to his head and neck.
Deputies have recovered the surveillance videos and photos and the search for the suspects continues.