Two men armed with a handgun and a club beat up a customer in a grocery store parking lot and escaped with $4, Salt Lake police said Monday.

The victim was leaving Smith's on Eighth South and Ninth West about 9:30 p.m. Sunday when the two 6-foot men approached him in the parking lot, said police Lt. Dave Harkness.One man armed with a club and the other a handgun demanded money from the victim who turned over the cash, Harkness said. The man with the club then pummeled the victim, who later went to Cottonwood Hospital where the incident was reported to authorities.