A clerk fought back when a man jumped over the counter during a robbery at a Barrie convenience store.

On Friday night, the man vaulted the counter at a Mac’s on Bayfield Street and started to pull out cigarette cartons.

Barrie police say the store’s employee engaged in a struggle with the suspect, but the man was able to get away.

A short time later, officer found the suspect and brief foot chase took place. The 20-year-old man of no fixed address was later arrested and charged.

No one was injured in the scuffle.