Store near Point Park University robbed, clerk stabbed Sunday morning |

Store near Point Park University robbed, clerk stabbed Sunday morning

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A store clerk at Smithfield News on Smithfield Street near Point Park University’s campus was stabbed Sunday morning during a robbery, according to Pittsburgh police.

Police said the robber demanded money and the clerk fought back and was stabbed.

The unidentified clerk went to a hospital in stable condition, police said.

The robber fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robbery happened about 2:20 a.m. in the 100 block of Smithfield Street.

Point Park police posted an alert to their Facebook page. The post described the robber as a black man wearing a white T-shirt who fled on foot.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Pittsburgh police at 412-323-7800.

Aaron Aupperlee is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Aaron at 412-336-8448, [email protected] or via Twitter @tinynotebook.

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