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Store clerk foils robbery attempt

Island Mini-Mart in Wahiawa Island Mini-Mart in Wahiawa

WAHIAWA (KHNL) - A man's plan to rob a convenience store early Friday morning were ruined by the store's clerk.

Police say 21-year old Joshua Kauhane threatened the clerk with a rubber mallet at the Island Mini Mart store in Wahiawa.  But she managed to exit the store and lock the door with the suspect still inside. She eventually waived down a police officer for help.

The suspect was arrested on robbery charges. The clerk was not hurt.

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