Robber uses coffee as weapon

May 18, 2010

A clerk at a west-side Indianapolis gas station is recovering after a man scalded her with hot coffee during a weekend robbery. Police said the robber brought a cup of coffee to the front counter at the Speedway store at 410 Kentucky Ave. When the clerk opened the register, the man threw the coffee in her face. The clerk ran away screaming, while an accomplice emptied the register. The clerk suffered several burns. Police are still looking for the suspects.