Cashier Defends Herself With Cigarettes

Laracy, Alex
November 2004
Convenience Store News;11/22/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 14, p8
Trade Publication
This article presents a weird but true account of a cashier defending herself with Cigarettes. A would-be robber ran into a pack of trouble when he tried to hold up a gas station in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Police say the cashier— a 62-year-old woman— chased the man away by hurling cartons of cigarettes at him. The bandit entered the Texaco station with a T-shirt over his head and a silver pen in his hand. He demanded that the cashier open the cash register. She responded by throwing cartons of cigarettes at the man until he ran off. Police later determined that the same man had robbed another convenience store in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


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