Store clerk fends off knife-wielding robber

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - An attempted robbery leads to an arrest early Friday morning.

The CVS on Whitesburg Drive was robbed a little after 3:00 a.m.

Investigators say a man who said he had a weapon jumped across the counter and sprayed bug spray in the clerk's face.

The clerk defended himself with a knife. Police arrived and arrested the suspect. Both the suspect and the clerk were treated for minor injuries.

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