Dunkin’ employee sends knife-wielding robber fleeing after running to kitchen, grabbing bigger knife


An employee of a Dunkin’ in Brooklyn reportedly managed to scare off a knife-wielding robber by walking back into the coffee shop’s kitchen and grabbing an even bigger, more intimidating knife.

The incident took place Saturday at around 10:30 a.m., when the would-be robber walked into the Dunkin’ and asked for a free coffee, before whipping out a knife and demanding all the cash in the register, police told The New York Post.

Instead of obliging the armed robber’s request, the employee — who told the Post he wished to remain anonymous — went to look for a weapon of his own.

Instead of obliging the armed robber’s request, the employee — who told the Post he wished to remain anonymous — went to look for a weapon of his own.
(Google)

Instead of obliging the armed robber’s request, the employee — who wished to remain anonymous — said his little sister (also a staffer at the Dunkin’ location) called police while he went to look for a weapon of his own.

“I turned, went to the kitchen and got a bigger knife,” he told the Post.

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS

Police say surveillance footage subsequently shows the suspect fleeing from the Dunkin’ and taking off in a Nissan Pathfinder. Authorities have not released the footage publicly, but it’s not entirely unlikely that the scene would have played out thusly:

A representative for Dunkin’ did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the incident.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP 

Coincidentally, Saturday’s incident marks the second time a Dunkin’ staffer was forced to fend off a knife-wielding suspect in recent months. In December, a worker at a Georgia location was stabbed by a customer who reportedly grew angry after learning the shop was out of his preferred doughnut.



Source link