MISSOULA, Mont. -

Ture-adon Thibodeaux pleaded not guilty in Missoula District Court to beating and robbing a convenience store clerk in January. Thibodeaux is one of four men accused in the south Missoula crime.

The clerk was beaten by baseball bats.

He suffered serious head injuries when robbers jumped the store counter, severely beat him, then took off with the cash register.