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Storekeeper Halts Robbery with Hot Fish

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Storekeeper Halts Robbery with Hot Fish

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Malcolm Butters was closing his Fish and Chip shop in York, England last week when a robber burst with a gun. "Give us the money, mate. I'm not joking" he said. "You what?" replied Butters. The fearless fryer then grabbed the nearest weapon to hand — a slice of fish dripping with hot grease. He then waved it at the gunman. Faced with the fiery filet and a few choice words from the shopkeeper, the would-be felon fled.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

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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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