Police: Men pistol whipped grocery clerk during robbery

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Two men are accused of pistol whipping a grocery clerk during an armed robbery in the Bronx, police say.

The incident happened on May 23, inside of the 224 Grocery at 3959 Bronxwood Ave. around 11 p.m. 

Police say the two men entered the store and pulled a gun on the clerk behind the counter.

One of the men walked behind the counter and pistol whipped the 35-year-old store employee in the face before taking $450 from the register.

Police say the second man acted as a lookout.

Police have released surveillance video of the two men.

Anyone with information is expected to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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