Store clerk shot in the leg during attempted robbery in Harrisburg

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HARRISBURG, Pa.–A man is recovering after being shot in the leg during an attempted robbery Wednesday at a coin store in Harrisburg.

Officers responded to the HCB Coin Store located in the Kline Village shopping center around 1:55 p.m. for a reported robbery.

The clerk told police that an albino man walked into the store and pointed gun at him. The suspect attempted to jump over the counter and fired a shot. The man then fled the store.

The 36-year-old employee was taken to Penn State Hershey Hospital for treatment. He is expected to be okay, police said.

Nothing was taken during the robbery.

The suspect is described as an albino man in his mid-20s. He was last seen wearing a green sweatshirt, blue jeans and a blue baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dauphin County Police Dispatch at 717-558-6900 and ask for a city detective.

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