Restaurant Cook Prevents Robbery
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SMYRNA, Tenn. - A convenience store employee shot into the parking lot to prevent ...
March 6th, 2008 06:44 PM
Restaurant Cook Prevents Robbery
NewsChannel 5.com Nashville, Tennessee - Clerk Defends Self Against Would-Be Burglars
SMYRNA, Tenn. - A convenience store employee shot into the parking lot to prevent two men from breaking into the business.
It happened around 4 a.m. Wednesday at the Almaville Market. It is off Interstate 24 in an unincorporated area of Rutherford County known as the Almaville community.
The incident was recorded by the store's surveillance system.
After the men smashed a large rock through a window, a cook picked up a gun and started shooting.
The men thought no one was inside the business.
"I was scared, but I think anger took over," said Donna Blanks.
Blanks is a cook and arrives early to prepare meals for customers.
She said she started to shout and shoot.
"I scared them like they scared me. No quite as much. They got gone," she said.
No one was hurt.
Sheriff's deputies told the woman she acted within her rights to shoot at the suspects as long as she was inside the store.
If anyone has any information about this crime, they should call Rutherford County Crime Stoppers at 893-STOP (7867).
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March 9th, 2008 01:01 AM
That lady would scare the crap outta me!!! No wonder the robbers took off flying. Good for her.
Raising children is like being pecked to death by a chicken every day.
March 9th, 2008 03:16 AM
Bullets coming at you has to be one of the greatest deterents there is!!
GUN CONTROL= I WANT TO BE THE ONE IN CONTROL OF THE GUN
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March 9th, 2008 04:04 AM
only better would of been had she actually hit what she was shooting at,spraying and praying can kill an innocent person and you are responsible for every round you fire
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