E Madison sandwich shop employee fends off armed robbery threat with ‘no’

After Friday night’s E Olive Way gun play, we can all probably use some armed criminal activity of a lighter variety. Here’s what went down on E Madison Thursday afternoon. If you ignore all the stuff about a knife and people having to live next to dumpsters, it’s a good life lesson about when to say no.


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9 thoughts on “E Madison sandwich shop employee fends off armed robbery threat with ‘no’

  1. That was brave, but I would have definitely given them the money. It’s just not worth it. Plus I bet company policy is to just turn over the money.

  2. I have a friend who defused a robbery attempt in Nicaragua the same way. He just said no. The kid who was trying to rob him just stopped and stared at him, confused. He had no idea what to do after someone defied him, presuming that of course everyone would give in for fear of their safety. The kid ended up being scared and running away. When I say “kid”, it means “teenage boy”. I’m not surprised to hear that this is the way it worked out for her too. I’m glad to hear it did work that way.