Waterloo police are investigating an armed robbery of at a convenience store in which the clerk was pistol whipped, and the robbers left behind the loot. About 1:30 this morning, Waterloo police were called to the Kwik Stop on Independence Avenue on the report that three black teenage males entered the business displaying a handgun to the clerk at the counter.
A second clerk was ordered to the rear of the store. The three assailants took cash and merchandise, but before they left, one of the suspects hit the clerk in the head with the gun. As the suspects fled the store, they left behind the cash and merchandise. The clerk was treated at the scene.