Man hit in head during robbery at gas station

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police say a man was attacked at a gas station while trying to put air in his tire.

Authorities say the victim was hit in the head with a club-like object from behind.

The incident happened on Bob Wallace Ave. The suspect tried to flee the scene but was caught nearby.

Police say that the victim was not taken to the hospital but treated for his injuries.