Accessibility links

Breaking News
USA

Machete-Wielding Clerk Fights Off Would-be Robber


Machete-Wielding Clerk Fights Off Robber
please wait

No media source currently available

0:00 0:00:26 0:00

Machete-Wielding Clerk Fights Off Robber

A store clerk in the eastern US state of New York thwarted an armed robbery attempt when he refused to hand over money to a gunman without a fight.

Surveillance video released Monday by Suffolk County police shows a masked man trying to rob the store and even firing a warning shot. But instead of complying, the clerk reached under the counter to pull out a giant machete.

The robber managed to escape.

The incident took place on September 25. Police are still looking for the suspect.

Your opinion

Show comments

XS
SM
MD
LG