WATCH IT: Chair To The Heads Stops Robbery
SEATTLEPI.COM - Olympia police say a convenience store clerk foiled a robbery by smashing the crook over the head with metal folding chair.
The would-be robber entered the 76th Gas Station at Pacific Avenue and Boulevard Road just before midnight on Wednesday. The man showed the clerk a knife and demanded money.
As the man started to jump over the counter, one of the store's employees hit him in the head with the chair, according to police.
The blow stunned the robber, knocking his sunglasses and hat to the ground.
The employees told police the man then put his hat and sunglasses back on and walked out of store.
The employee was not injured and police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call OPD at 360-709-2793.
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