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“That’s a knife.”

01/28/2013 @ 8:13am

Local Dollar General store manager did Crocodile Dundee to a wanna-be knife-wielding bandit.  MJM congratulates the manager for his cool.  It is good that the bandit did not have a gun; good that he ran.

Main point: Anyone, anytime, anywhere.  This is not the first time for this store.  Thieves think they can threaten banks and store managers with an index finger in a pocket, and run with the money.  Mostly, they can.  Immediate repercussions do not strike them as great.  Two to the chest would have sent a powerful message.  But, the civil and even criminal liability potential both dissuade good citizens from self-defense.