Clerk Violently Assaulted In Loaf 'N Jug Robbery

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

Colorado Springs police say they've made in arrest in a violent assault and robbery at a local convenience store Tuesday.

Police say two suspects entered the Loaf'N Jug Store store on Chestnut Street in Colorado Springs and asked the clerk about a lighter and cigarettes. One of the suspects then tackled the clerk to the ground and struck him numerous times in the face with a closed fist causing cuts, abrasions, and a black eye.

Officers say the suspect then left on foot going north from the store. The clerk was taken to Penrose Main hospital. Officers along with a K-9 chased and were forced to use a Taser to take him into custody.

The suspect, Jace Michael Todd, will be charged with aggravated robbery, burglary, and first degree criminal trespass. Todd is also wanted on a federal warrant for escape from the state of Virginia.

The other suspect is still on the loose. If you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.

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  • by rideordie Location: colorado on Jun 20, 2010 at 02:08 AM
    this was the wrong person they arrested. something terrible happened yeah i wont deny it. but mr.todd did nothing wrong. he was simply there wrong place at the wrong time.
  • by Katie Location: COS on Feb 25, 2010 at 02:17 PM
    Me and another woman were there when it happened, it was horrible to see that people can do this! There was no need for this to happen! The clerk that was injured does not have a mean bone in their body! Please keep them in your prayers!
  • by Satan Location: Hell on Feb 24, 2010 at 01:08 PM
    What happened to turning the other cheek?
  • by q Location: Peyton on Feb 24, 2010 at 11:19 AM
    I go to that Loaf N Jug several times per week. Great group of people that work there. Saying a prayer for you.
  • by Jesus Location: Colorado Springs on Feb 24, 2010 at 09:52 AM
    Fry this guy... just a piece of garbage who will not be missed in this world.
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