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Video captures clerk opening fire, scaring off robbers

By Gavin Lesnick

This article was published November 14, 2013 at 9:49 a.m.

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A still from surveillance shows an attempted robbery early Wednesday at the Asher One Stop.

Clerk opens fire, scares off armed robber

Surveillance footage from the Asher One Stop early Wednesday shows a clerk opening fire and two would-be robbers, including one armed with a pair of handguns, running from the scene. (By Courtesy of Little Rock Police Department)
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Video released Thursday shows a clerk at a Little Rock convenience store opening fire to scare off two would-be robbers, including one who was brandishing a firearm in each hand.

Watch the video at left or in a larger version here.

The robbery happened about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Asher One Stop, 2608 S. Maple St.

Police said the two men were holding up the clerk behind the counter when a second clerk, who was armed with a handgun, emerged from the restroom.

The second clerk called out to the robbers and then fired one shot. The two men quickly fled, and the gunman then tripped and fell on a pair of parking poles in the parking lot, the video shows.

Authorities have not made any arrests.

The would-be robbers are described as black men between 18 and 22 who stood about 5 foot 11. One wore a black hat with a red bandanna, black shirt and black pants, and the other wore a red jacket and bluejeans.

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Murphy01 says... November 14, 2013 at 11:44 a.m.

Looks like thugsta #2 may have some sore nads.

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pcritter says... November 14, 2013 at 11:44 a.m.

Watching that thug crash into that concrete pole outside the store just made my day.

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Toenails says... November 14, 2013 at 11:46 a.m.

hehe

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Pobucker says... November 14, 2013 at 12:01 p.m.

bwahahahah

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LIVEFROMLONOKE says... November 14, 2013 at 12:04 p.m.

Someone should be able to get some DNA of that second pole in the parking lot where Tupac left his nuggets.

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JIMBOB47 says... November 14, 2013 at 12:09 p.m.

Seems to be good video and should be no problem catching these thugs.

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YoungHog says... November 14, 2013 at 12:22 p.m.

yeah.. #2 hit that pole hard. surprised neither of the guns fired..

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SRBROTHERINLAW says... November 14, 2013 at 12:40 p.m.

Attempted robbery by dumb and dumber

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lazybar says... November 14, 2013 at 1:16 p.m.

what no comments from aimee,coralie,or bs?this is no fun without thier gun control comments

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Pobucker says... November 14, 2013 at 1:53 p.m.

I'll do it.
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