TITLE

Laughed Out of Town

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;4/18/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a news published in the newspaper Missoulian. According to the news a jammed weapon, a sassy clerk and a chatty child thwarted a Kalispell, Montana man's plans to rob a local convenience store. When the armed man entered the store, demanding money, his gun jammed, the store clerk told him to "get lost" and a customer laughed. The man retreated from the store, leaving in a black car driven by a woman and carrying two children. Later, police heard reports that a similar car crashed into a tree.
ACCESSION #
16796960

 

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