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Tue Oct 8, 2013, 01:07 AM

Deli owner with machete goes after robber with gun

http://www.sfgate.com/ndnvideos/?freewheel=45981&sitesection=sfgate_nws_non_sec&VID=25233238

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/07/storekeeper-robber-machete/2940315/

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) Police on Long Island have released a video of a storekeeper chasing away a robbery suspect with a machete.

The attempted robbery at a convenience store in Brentwood happened on Sept. 25. Suffolk County police released the video on Monday.

In the video, the gunman enters the store and points a .22 caliber handgun at the clerk. The clerk, who is not identified, pulls a machete from a sheath under the counter and when he threatens the strike the gunman, the assailant flees without any loot from the store.

The final shot in the video shows the storekeeper chasing the robber through a parking lot.

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Tue Oct 8, 2013, 08:18 AM

1. Battle ax against robber

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Tue Oct 8, 2013, 08:25 AM

2. I saw that last night on Entertainment Tonight. Pretty stupid

if you asked me!

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Tue Oct 8, 2013, 08:56 AM

3. I saw that this morning.

The guy with the gun ran pretty fast. Don't bring a gun to a machete fight.

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