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  • Quick Draw 69-Year-Old Store Clerk Stops Armed Robbery
    Arturo Taveras, a 69-year-old store clerk in Lawrence, Massachusetts, managed to scare off a would-be burglar by drawing a pistol. A man wearing a ski-mask and holding a pistol entered Taveras’s store late one evening earlier this week and demanded money. Taveras pulled his gun, and with that the robbery was over before it even had a chance to begin. No shots were fired during the incident ...
    June 11, 2013 - Opposing Views
  • Victims scare off intruders in pair of home invasions
    Two women caught off guard by intruders in their bedrooms were able to scare off the unknown men during a pair of home invasions this past week.
    June 7, 2013 - KOMO Seattle

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