Suspect beats 2 employees in attempted robbery

POSTED: 07:38 AM MST Dec 22, 2012    UPDATED: 09:06 AM MST Dec 22, 2012 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

Two employees were injured during an overnight attempted robbery at a 7-Eleven off Union Blvd. and Platte Ave. around 3:30 Saturday morning.

Police say the suspect entered the store demanding cash. When the cashier refused, the suspect jumped over the counter and started beating the man. 

A second employee got involved and was also hit.

Both employees suffered only minor injuries.

The suspect got away in a white van.

If you have any information call police at 444-7000.