By: KDKA-TV News Staff

ARMAGH, Pa. (KDKA) – A man is accused of assaulting a convenience store employee in Indiana County before making off with nearly $1,900.

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Nicholas Empfield, 27, is facing multiple charges after he robbed the One-Stop service station on Indiana Street around 6 a.m. Friday.

He allegedly entered the store, demanded money, then assaulted the employee working there, who police said knew him. She hit her head off a nearby countertop when Empfield shoved her, police said.

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After he attacked her, he stepped over her, ran around the counter and took $1,892 in cash before leaving, police said.

The employee had a laceration to the back of her skull, police said, and she was evaluated by first responders before seeking medical treatment.

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Empfield was arrested at his home in Wheatfield Township and is facing several charges including robbery and aggravated assault. He’s in jail on $150,000 bail.