MUNSTER — Police on Friday released a video in a gas station robbery where an employee was pistol-whipped and tied up in a backroom.
Two men wearing black clothing approached the store clerk about 6 p.m. at the Shell gas station, 8130 Calumet Ave., Lt. Ed Strbjak said.
The suspects displayed a handgun, pistol-whipped the employee and sprayed him with pepper spray before tying him up in the backroom, Strbjak said.
The suspects took several cartons of cigarettes and fled north on Calumet Avenue in a light-colored sedan.
The employee was taken to a hospital, police said.
One of the suspects had a pronounced limp, police said.
Anyone with information should call Munster Detective Tim Nosich at 219-836-6658 or email him at email@example.com.