Storekeeper Halts Robbery with Hot Fish
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.
Malcolm Butters was closing his fish and chip shop in York, England last week when a robber burst in with a gun.
Give us the money, mate. I'm not joking, the robber said.
You what? replied Mr. Butters. The fearless fryer then grabbed the nearest weapon at hand — a slice of fish dripping with hot fat and waved it at the gunman. Faced with the fiery filet and a few choice words from the shopkeeper, and the would-be felon fled.
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