7-Eleven employee fights off robbers with broom handle

Police say they found the scene to be suspicious. The homicide unit was called out and took over the scene. 
Police say they found the scene to be suspicious. The homicide unit was called out and took over the scene. 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 7-Eleven employee fought off two robbers with a broom handle early Thursday morning, according to police.

Police said the robbery happened around 12:30 a.m. at the 7-Eleven in the 2400-block of North Union Boulevard. Two suspects entered the store, and one jumped the counter and began assaulting an employee, according to police. Both suspects ran away when another employee started to fight them off with a broom handle.

The suspects were described as men in their late teens or early 20s.

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