Sunday, February 20, 2011

Running on empty

They're lucky they weren't killed on the spot.

Would-be robbers end up losing money as stickup goes wrong
The Kansas City Star

Two men Thursday used an unloaded revolver to try to rob a Northland gun store, even though the clerk wore a shoulder holster with a semiautomatic handgun in plain view.

Not surprisingly, the holdup failed miserably. In fact, the robbers lost $40.

They could have lost more, said the 65-year-old clerk, who didn’t want his name published.

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