Clerk stabs robber in early morning holdup at 7-Eleven

The Broward County Sheriff's Office released video of a 7-Eleven clerk stabbing a robber on March 14, 2018, in Pompano Beach. (Broward County Sheriff's Office)

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) - The Broward County Sheriff's Office is looking for a young man who got more than cash during a convenience store robbery.

Video from investigators shows the store clerk stabbing the robber in self-defense .

It happened just before 3 a.m. in mid-March at a 7-Eleven on North Federal Highway in Pompano Beach.

The video shows the thief meandering around the front of the store before walking behind the counter to confront the clerk. The clerk pulls out a pocket knife and stabs the robber. The clerk bolts out the door. The robber follows but not before grabbing the cash register drawer.

Call Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS if you recognize the robber. According to the Broward County Sheriff's Office, he's about 5-foot-10 with a cropped haircut. He wore a blue dress shirt, red shorts and red sneakers.

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