EVERMAN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –  Everman Police are investigating a violent Christmas Eve convenience store robbery that sent the clerk to the hospital.

Police said a man (seen on surveillance camera) took two cases of beer without paying for them.

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convenience store robbery suspect (Everman Police Dept.)

When the clerk confronted the man, police said he struck the clerk “in the back of the head with a blunt object, causing serious injury.”

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The suspect then got into a gold or tan sedan with a woman behind the wheel and they took off.

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect and to note the tattoo on his right arm.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Everman Police Department at 817-293-2923 or  contact Tarrant County Crime Stoppers.