Caught on Cam: Clerk Attacked, Tasered by Shotgun-Wielding Robbers

Police are searching for two men caught on surveillance video attacking a clerk at a Philadelphia mini market.

By David Chang
|  Monday, Dec 3, 2012  |  Updated 7:10 PM EDT
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Clerk Attacked, Tasered by Shotgun-Wielding Robbers

Philadelphia Police

Police are searching for a man caught on surveillance video attacking a clerk at a Philadelphia mini market.

Police say it happened back on November 27 around 9:30 p.m. at the Queen Village Mini Market on the 200 block of Christian Street. Surveillance cameras rolled as three men entered the store. One suspect was armed with a shotgun and a Taser, according to investigators. Police say two of the suspects went behind the counter and demanded money while the third suspect stood at the door.

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The two suspects allegedly punched and kicked Asaad Mohammad, the owner of the store, who was behind the counter, striking him with a gun. Police also say Mohammad was tased during the incident.

Mohammad told NBC10 he tried to fight back.

"They tried to take it away from me and I tried to protect myself from the shotgun," said Mohammad.

The suspects stole $3,000 in cash before fleeing the area south on 3rd Street.

Antoine Vance, Credit: Philadelphia Police

On November 29, police arrested Antoine “Twan” Vance, one of the men whom they believe was involved in the robbery.

On Monday, police arrested a second suspect, the man who they believe carried the shotgun. Mohammad tipped off police after he says the suspect came into the store to buy groceries, pretending nothing happened.

"When he came to the store he tried to act like he didn't do anything," said Mohammad.

The third robber is still on the loose. If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call police at 215-686-3013 or 215-686-8477.
 

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