WATCH: Gas Station Manager Fights Off Alleged Robber with Fire Extinguisher, Video Shows

Akash Singh(TOLEDO, Ohio) — A gas station store manager in Ohio recently tried to subdue an alleged robber by knocking him to ground before repeatedly smacking him with a fire extinguisher, according to dramatic surveillance video obtained by ABC News Thursday.

The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon when the alleged robber entered a Sunoco gas station store in Toledo, Ohio, and asked the clerk at the register to check an ATM slip, according to a police report filed with the Toledo Police Department.

When the clerk opened the register, the suspect reached over to try and grab the cashier tray, but the clerk pulled away, reads the police report obtained by ABC News Thursday.

The suspect then "jumped the counter and began pushing and shoving" the clerk, who was "visibly pregnant," the police report states.

At this point, a female store manager and another male employee tried to grab the suspect and held him to the ground to protect the pregnant clerk, the store's owner, Akash Singh, told ABC News Thursday.

Police added that the male employee said the suspect bit him at one point.

Once they were able to get the suspect down on the floor, the store manager grabbed a nearby fire extinguisher and began striking him on the back, the police report states.

However, the suspect was able to get away and ran out of the store with about $500 in cash from the register, police said.

Toledo police uploaded footage from the store's surveillance camera on Facebook Thursday, asking for the public's help in identifying the alleged robber.

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California anticipates much-needed rain this week after catastrophic wildfires

California anticipates much-needed rain this week after catastrophic wildfiresGoogle Earth(NEW YORK) -- Ravaged by a slew of deadly wildfires in recent days, northern California is set to get a bit of relief this week in the form of rain.

A storm system is expected to move over the Pacific Northwest later this week and the trailing cold front will most likely bring some much-needed rain to northern California between Thursday and Friday, according to ABC meteorologists.

"It will rain a bit but not enough to fully douse the blazes," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Ken Clark said in a statement Tuesday. "The biggest advantage to firefighters will be the increase in humidity and lower temperatures."

Massive wildfires have charred more than 245,000 acres of land statewide in the past week, killing at least 41 people and destroying thousands of homes, according to authorities.

Firefighters were battling about a dozen wildfires as of late Tuesday evening, although most of them were more than halfway contained.

“The weather today will be warm with low humidity, which will continue to challenge firefighters, but only light winds are forecast,” CalFire said in a statement on Tuesday. “A chance of precipitation is expected to arrive later in the week, bringing relief from the dry conditions.”

The northern parts of the Golden State, which has bared the brunt of the fire damage, is forecast to see an influx of cloudy, cooler and wetter weather later in the week, according to AccuWeather.

Spotter from Los Osos was reporting sprinkles from this high level moisture. Dry at lower levels. Rain evaporates. Also called "Virga" #cawx pic.twitter.com/sgxj3bdXZQ

— NWS Los Angeles (@NWSLosAngeles) October 18, 2017

However, a return of dry air, heat and areas of gusty winds could once again raise the wildfire danger early next week, meteorologists said.

Separately, a band of moisture, referred to as Atmospheric River by weather experts, is currently stretching between Asia and North America. It’s expected to bring several storm systems into many parts of the Pacific Northwest through the rest of the week.

The first of these storms have already hit the Pacific Northwest with wind gusts of between 40 and 74 mph.

A number of wind warnings and flood watches are in effect in the western and northern parts of the U.S. ahead of the storm.

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