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Alleged robber returns money to store clerk, says it wasn’t enough to help sick child

Jeremiah Rodriguez, CTVNews.ca Workers
Revealed Wednesday, July 10, 2019 3:40PM EDT

With the cash in his palms, an alleged armed robber modified his thoughts and left a retailer with none money after telling the clerk it wasn’t sufficient to pay for his daughter’s surgical procedure.

Philadelphia police are actually searching for the person who allegedly drew a gun as he approached a feminine clerk on the tobacco store.

However when the person found the register was solely carrying a pair hundred U.S. {dollars}, he backed out of the alleged theft.

“That was unbelievable, what occurred, as a result of he really had the cash in his hand and refused to take it. He stated it was not sufficient to pay for his daughter’s kidney transplant,” the proprietor of 1 Cease Smoke Store, solely recognized as Kimo, instructed KYW-TV.

The shop clerk stated the alleged robber then put his gun away, grew to become pleasant with the clerk and left the shop with out bodily hurting anybody or stealing something.

Nonetheless, the person remains to be going through an armed theft cost and police stated this was the perfect end result regardless of the “violation of the law.”

Police Capt. Sekou Kinebrew stated, “if you’re going to commit a theft, I guess the perfect sort of theft to commit is one the place you don’t full it and alter your thoughts.”

As a result of police haven’t recognized the suspect, it’s unclear whether or not he, in actual fact, has a daughter. However they instructed KYW-TV they’re to listen to extra about his alleged scenario.

The shop’s proprietor additionally had some sympathy for the person and doesn’t know what ought to occur.

“I think for willing to use the gun or taking it out of his pocket, he should be punished for that, but (at) the same time, as a society, we should do something to help people like that and not push him to the edge where they have to use a gun,” Kimo stated.


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