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73-year-old clerk defends store, The Livingston Daily Press & Argus, Livingston County, Mich. 10/02/12

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

A visibly intoxicated man entered Venture Corners convenience store in Deerfield Township, Mich. and tried to purchase beer. Taking into account the man’s state, 73-year-old clerk Fred Price refused to sell him the beer. The lout then threatened Price, showing the clerk what appeared to be a gun in his waistband. Price responded by retrieving a gun and holding the criminal at gunpoint until police could arrive. Upon inspection, the drunken man’s weapon turned out to be a BB gun.

This is the second time in three years Price has been forced to defend his store. In 2010, Price used a firearm to scare off an armed robber toting a starter pistol. (The Livingston Daily Press & Argus, Livingston County, Mich. 10/02/12)

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