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Man jumps counter beating clerks with a pipe

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LUMPKIN, GA (WTVM) - Two convenience store clerks in Lumpkin, GA are recovering after they were attacked on the job.

It happened at a Chevron on Chestnut Street around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say 48-year-old Sammy Beall jumped over the counter and started beating a man and a woman clerk with a pipe.

The man managed to get away with $140 - only to be caught later by the cops, arrested, and charged with aggravated assault and robbery.

The woman clerk was taken to the Columbus Medical Center where she was treated and later released.

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