Post By WHEC724
July 12th, 2012 10:29 PM
LUCKY: BP clerk fights back
It's amazing that this brave clerk lived to tell his side of the story.
Clerk fights armed robber at gas station in Commerce Township
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July 12th, 2012 10:50 PM
If the clerk knew what he was doing that looked like a textbook chance for a disarm. If he was trying to make that move which it appears like it, he blew it as soon as he touched it. Bummer. He didn't get it and was very lucky.
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July 12th, 2012 10:52 PM
It looked like the clerk could have locked the 'glass cage' that he was in when counting money, but didn't...why?
It was 11:00 and he didn't lock the front door? Or was he counting the cash before locking the door? Either way, his SA was very poor.
He is lucky that the dirtbag didn't shoot him...perhaps it was not a real gun?
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July 13th, 2012 12:22 AM
He's lucky he got to go home.
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July 13th, 2012 06:31 AM
He could almost say he dodged a bullet on that one.
Why?? Because at the last second, the Police are minutes away.
July 13th, 2012 08:21 AM
He had the guts but lacked the training to carry it through.
He's lucky, glad he made it home safe
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July 13th, 2012 09:05 AM
When I worked retail and closed, we NEVER counted the till until all customers were gone from the store and the doors were locked.
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July 13th, 2012 09:17 AM
It is a shame. With just a tiny bit of training, he could have shot the dirtbag with his own gun.
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July 13th, 2012 01:35 PM
Bad Guy looked away so often a kid coulda taken the gun away... or, if armed, the clerk coulda ended it sooner...
It could be worse!
July 13th, 2012 01:44 PM
You would think the gas station would have a drop safe to avoid having so much cash in the store. Like people have said, several mistakes here: clear the store and lock the door, then count the case. The clerk took back the advantage he had lost and surprised the gunman. Too bad he couldn't disarm him. Glad he's ok.
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