By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

By Mary Chappell

CHICAGO (CBS) — A smoke shop clerk was attacked and the store robbed in Lakeview East Tuesday night.

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Four armed men entered the store in the 3400 block of North Halsted Street at about 8:49 p.m. and began attacking the clerk, police said. The clerk was pepper sprayed before the offenders fled on foot with the cash drawer.

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The clerk was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in good condition.

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Nobody is in custody as Area Three detectives investigate.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff