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Raider pistol whips nightclub worker.



A NIGHT-CLUB worker was tied up and pistol whipped during an pounds 11,000 raid.

The employee, who is not being named, was working alone in The Apartment club in Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow Glasgow, city, Scotland
Glasgow (glăs`gō, –kō, glăz`gō), city (1991 pop. 688,500) and council area, S central Scotland, on the river Clyde.
, when he was attacked by a man waving a gun and wearing a mask mask, cover or partial cover for the face or head used as a disguise or protection. Masks have been worn from time immemorial throughout the world. They are used by primitive peoples chiefly to impersonate supernatural beings or animals in religious and magical .

It is understood that the gunman tied the employee up and then hit him on the back of the head with his pistol, knocking him out. The gunman ran off in the direction of Queen Street with a five-figure sum of money.

His victim managed to get free and called an ambulance am·bu·lance
n.
A specially equipped vehicle used to transport the sick or injured.


ambulance Emergency medicine A vehicle for transporting a Pt to or from a hospital or medical center, which is equipped with supplies
. He needed 16 stitches to a head wound but was later released.

Police are appealing for information any members of the public who were in the area around 2.45am yesterday morning.
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Feb 2, 1999
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