Robber brandishes gun at Trenton convenience store, clerk fights back, sending suspect to the hospital

March 30, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

TRENTON (MERCER)– Trenton Police responded to the 7-Eleven in the 700 block of Chambers Street early Tuesday morning for an incident that occured at the store.

It was around 2:00 am, Trenton Police arrived and discovered that 38-year-old Trenton resident, Clayton Glenn, entered the store to purchase snacks. Glenn and the store clerk began to argue over the payment of the items. Glenn then brandished a handgun. The store clerk began to struggle with the suspect, during which time Glenn dropped the gun. The store clerk held Glenn until the police arrived.

The gun was determined to be just a BB gun.

The suspect was transported to the hospital for injuries sustained during the struggle, and is in police custody. He was charged with robbery, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon.