Spencer store clerk assaulted

Spencer Police were called to the Family Dollar store in the 8500 block of NE 23rd St. Saturday evening after a clerk had been beaten.

Shortly after 6:00 p.m., the store clerk told police, a man and a woman came into the store. The two people began a loud argument. When the clerk asked the couple to lower their voices the man attacked the clerk.

The clerk was able to get to an emergency button in the front of the store and push it. A customer was walking into the store at that time and called 911.
The clerk was able to give a description of the suspects to police before being taken to the hospital with a serious head wound.
The suspect description released by Spencer Police Department is of a black male in his late 30's and a black female in her 50's. No other description of the suspects is available at this time.
Police are working to get the surveillance video for distribution. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Spencer Police Department at 405-771-3798.