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Quentin Sinn tried to rob 6 places in 3 days. He tried to hit 5 of them in a span of about 3 hours on Sunday, but, he didn't get away with anything from a single spot. Quentin Sinn tried to rob 6 places in 3 days. He tried to hit 5 of them in a span of about 3 hours on Sunday, but, he didn't get away with anything from a single spot.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

This truly is a case of "if at first you don't succeed, try and try again," except, it doesn't have the outcome you might expect.

Detectives say Quentin Sinn tried to rob six places in three days. He tried to hit five of them in a span of about three hours on Sunday, but, he didn't get away with anything from a single spot.

Sunset Grocery was one of the would-be victims.

"We respect anyone that comes in here, as long as you respect us," explained Olivia Craft, a Sunset Grocery employee.

So, when Sinn demanded money from Olivia, she didn't really think that was too 'respectful.'

 "He had a black mask, faking like he had gun, and he said give me money," she explained. "So I told him off."

This confrontation was a first for Olivia.

"I've never been robbed before, unlike many of the people who work here," she said.

But she was not about to let that man steal from her store.

"That night was a bad night," she said. "I told him off, I said no, hell no, you're not getting my money."  

 Olivia's glad Sinn sits in jail tonight. 

"It makes me feel better other people are safer...we need more people like that off the streets." 

But for those of you still out there on the streets of the Spokane, beware... 

"I'm all nice and kind and chipper," said Olivia. "But if you try to steal from my store, you'll get tossed out."  

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