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  • Dramatic moment mother and daughter fight off shotgun-wielding robber by shooting him.

    02/24/2018 11:34:45 AM PST · by Kozy · 26 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 02/24/2018 | Connor Boyd and Dave Rudge
  • “Tough” Armed Robber Brought to Tears After 3 Women Outsmart Him (video)

    01/12/2018 9:45:52 AM PST · by Signalman · 7 replies
    conservative tribune ^ | 1/12/2017 | Cillian Zeal
    “I couldn’t believe how much courage she had and she was not scared at all,” Mian said. “She was my hero for that day and she has always been my hero and I am just so proud of.” It wasn’t until Bell came out of the back that he realized the dire straits he was in. According to KPRC-TV, Bell walked into the store at about 11:50 a.m. on April 17, 2017 and demanded the employees open the cash register. However, the employee refused. Bell, apparently not willing to go through with any sort of violence to get the money...
  • Starbucks Customer Fighting Off Masked Robber With Chair Caught On Tape

    07/24/2017 6:50:25 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Incredible new video out of Fresno was shot when a masked robber used a fake gun and a knife to threaten a Starbucks clerk. It happened on Thursday. Fifty-eight-year-old customer Cregg Jerri grabbed a chair, walked up behind the robber and smashed it over his head. The two started fighting, according to investigators. Jerri was stabbed in the neck during the struggle but managed to wrestle away the knife and stab the robber several times. “It was incredibly heroic and the way most people would think that they would respond but may not have the courage to respond,” said Chief...
  • Man shoots, kills robber in Dothan church

    07/17/2017 4:50:02 PM PDT · by boycott · 49 replies ^ | July 17, 2017 | Erin Edgemon
    A staff member of a Dothan church shot and killed a man who robbed him and another parishioner inside the church on Sunday night, police said. Dothan police found Steffon Parreese Valentez Tolver, 26, dead of a gunshot wound in the parking lot of the Crossroads Baptist Church 2574 Westgate Parkway at around 10:34 p.m., police said. Police said Tolver had entered the back door of the church and robbed a parishioner of about $50. When Tolver then attempted to rob a staff member of the church, the staff member fired his handgun once, hitting Tolver in the upper torso....
  • Robber Forgets To Pull Down His Mask - 54 sec clip

    03/29/2017 6:03:37 AM PDT · by bogusname · 10 replies
    A Washington D.C. robber made a big mistake during an armed robbery of a convenience store, one that could very well cost him his freedom.
  • Man mugged at an ATM returns minutes later and hits the robber with his car, takes his money back

    09/22/2016 2:12:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/21/14 | AP & Snejana Farberov
    Man mugged at an ATM returns minutes later and hits the robber with his car, takes his money back and leaves the bloodied suspect lying in the street**SNIP** The driver, who had his wife and young child in his white Chevy Cobalt at the time, sped off, but later realized that his debit card was still in the ATM, so he returned to look for it, thinking the robber was long gone, reported But the married dad was in for a startling surprise. Investigators say the perpetrator showed up again, this time brandishing a knife. That is when police...
  • Foiled robber threatens to blow up bank, claims to be with ISIS

    05/03/2016 4:54:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    nbc-2 ^ | 5/3/16 | staff
    Collier County sheriff's deputies apprehended a man claiming to be with ISIS who tried to hold up a bank in Golden Gate Estates. Deputies said he demanded cash at the BB&T location at 15285 Collier Blvd., and threatened to blow up the bank. The man left in a car which was later spotted on Rockledge Road, where he was taken into custody 10 minutes later with no cash. The FBI is being notified of the ISIS claim, and Collier deputies said it's been "some time" since they had a threat of an explosion.
  • Family Livid After Homeowner Shoots And Kills Teenage Burglary Suspect (He had no money)

    03/16/2016 3:39:23 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 70 replies
    KFI AM 640 ^ | March 15th 2016 | KFI AM 640
    17-year-old Trevon Johnson was shot and killed by a 54-year-old homeowner when she saw him climbing out a window in her home. According to CBS Miami, the unidentified homeowner was alerted to a break-in by her home security system. You have to look at it from every child’s point of view that was raised in the hood. You have to understand… how he gonna get his money to have clothes to go to school? You have to look at it from his point-of-view. Waht-da-heck?
  • Deputies: Woman shoots and kills would-be Craigslist robber

    11/29/2015 3:15:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 64 replies
    WBTV ^ | 11/26/15
    AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a man trying to rob a couple who thought they were going to buy a car off Craigslist has been shot and killed. Aiken County deputies said in a news release that officers are looking for the second robber after he ran away following the shooting Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say the would-be robbers pulled out a gun and demanded money when they met the couple at an Aiken gas station where they planned to buy a car listed on the Internet site. Deputies say while the gun was pointed at the man, his girlfriend...
  • NOT SO FAST: Lyons resident gives alleged robber a beating

    11/13/2015 8:57:32 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 16 replies
    the Finger Lakes Times, Geneva, NY ^ | Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 10:00 am | Mike Hibbard
    LYONS — Talk about getting more than he bargained for. A Rochester man who tried to rob two Lyons residents at gunpoint with a BB pistol Wednesday night ended up getting injured — and later arrested by Wayne County sheriff’s deputies — when one of the residents put up a fight. Muhaimin Muhammed, 48, was charged with two counts of second-degree attempted robbery, second-degree assault, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree burglary. All are felony charges. Deputies said the incident happened about 11 p.m, when Muhammed entered a home on Geneva Street in the village of Lyons, confronted...
  • Firefighter Takes Down Armed Robber In Gas Station

    07/15/2015 2:25:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies ^ | July 15, 2015 | Michael Berry
    Firefighter Takes Down Armed Robber In Gas Station VIDEO ONLY ON LINK
  • Robber killed by former CNN journalist in attempted robbery reportedly identified

    07/03/2015 3:40:36 PM PDT · by rikkir · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/3/2015 | No author listed
    The man shot and killed by a former CNN journalist at an Albuquerque motel was reportedly identified by police Thursday night. Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier said Tomorio Walton, 27, was involved in the shooting, the Albuquerque Journal reports. Walton was on parole in Memphis, Tennessee before fleeing police. Officials are unsure how long Walton was in the city for. Former CNN anchor Lynne Russell said her husband Chuck de Caro, and Walton exchanged gunfire after the man entered their room at a Motel 6 on Albuquerque’s western edge and demanded jewelry.
  • Fargo man locked out of car allegedly uses opportunity to rip off rescuing locksmith

    03/14/2015 5:11:32 AM PDT · by skeptoid · 7 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | Mar 13, 2015 at 9:26 p.m. | Emily Welker
    MOORHEAD, Minn. – A Fargo man is accused of stealing the tools from a locksmith who helped him after he was locked out of his car in the Target parking lot here Wednesday.

    01/13/2015 10:27:24 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 133 replies ^ | Jan 10,2011 | AWR HAWKINS
    On January 11, a robbery suspect put a gun to the head of a DeKalb County, Georgia pizza delivery woman, ordered her to the ground, and got shot in the face when the woman pulled her own gun in self-defense. According to Channel 2 Action News, police found the suspect–24-year-old Donquaz Devon Stevenson–“nearby with a gunshot wound to his face.” He “was arrested and charged with armed robbery.”
  • Robber gets beat.

    10/17/2014 3:06:46 PM PDT · by RedStateRocker · 13 replies
    facebook | 10/17/2014 | unknown
    Love it. Idiot snatching purse on a bus, gets his due. A1 multitasking by the bus driver Post by Being Latino.
  • James Chambers: Scratch-off winner accused in armed robbery

    05/31/2014 10:45:37 AM PDT · by Cementjungle · 12 replies
    WPBF ABC 25 ^ | 05/30/2014 | WPBF
    A man who went in to claim a winning scratch-off ticket Friday was arrested on charges related to the armed robbery of a gas station in which scratch-off tickets were among the items stolen.
  • Jamaica:Alleged robber shot and killed in St Vincent

    03/24/2014 1:24:39 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies ^ | 17 March, 2014 | NA
    KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (CMC) – A 24-year-old man, who was on bail for robbing an insurance worker in January, has been shot and killed, police said. They said Kwesi Ryan died in his mother’s arms after he was shot several times by a masked assailant early Monday. His mother, Brenda Ryan was not injured after the gunman entered her yard firing several shots at the victim. “He died in front of my eyes. I can’t explain to anybody how I feel,” said Ryan, who, like her son, were trapped against a galvanize fencing as the gunman repeatedly shot at them....
  • Roanoke City Police investigate Orange Avenue shooting

    02/02/2014 7:23:46 PM PST · by marktwain · 3 replies ^ | 30 January, 2014 | Erin Brookshier
    Roanoke City Police are still investigating a shooting that happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday night. It happened at the Paradise Deli Mart near the corner of Orange Avenue and 18th Street. Police tell WSLS the shooting happened after an attempted robbery. The store clerk told police that he saw the man pull a weapon, but was able to shoot him in self defense. No word right now where the man was shot, but he was able to run about fifty yards away where police apprehended him in a nearby alley.
  • Robber with fake gun shot by victim with CCW permit

    01/24/2014 9:13:20 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 23 replies
    WZZM TV ^ | 1-20-14
    "GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- A man who tried to rob someone with a fake gun is in the hospital after he was shot by his intended victim."
  • MO:Police: Intruder shot in residential armed robbery in Grandview

    01/21/2014 7:40:27 PM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 9 January, 2014 | Sam Hartle
    A police broadcast indicated that Thursday night, two men armed with handguns were reported to be involved in an armed robbery at a home in the 12300 block of W. 3rd Street in Grandview. The two suspects fled the scene in a black Toyota 4-Runner SUV. Initial reports indicated one of the two suspects may have been shot in the arm by the victim in the robbery.