The Daily Caller
June 19, 2014
A Vermont store clerk has been suspended from his job after he drew a gun in self-defense during a robbery.
Don Pitaniello, a 58 year-old Vietnam veteran from Rutland, was closing up shop at Mac’s Convenience Store on Sunday when a man wearing a hoodie and a bandana over his face stormed in wielding a 5-inch knife, the Rutland Herald reports.
“He walked up to the counter, laid the knife on it and said ‘Empty the register,’” Pitaniello told the paper.
“I knew his intentions as soon as he came in,” Pitaniello said. “When he told me to empty the register, I cocked my head and said ‘Really?’”
This article was posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 5:38 am