He went to a cellphone store looking for money. He’s never heard of credit cards, apparently. Would-be robber gets locked inside Boost Mobile store, tries to shoot his way out: Police.
So the clerk had no money, but told the guy he could get some. Just wait right here.
“Can you wait a few minutes, I give you money, I have another employee outside,” the clerk said he told him.
So the bandit agreed to wait inside while he went out to get the money and locked the door behind him.
“Yes, I closed the door and put the shutter down,” the employee said.
SWAT showed up a few minutes later and convinced the would-be bad-guy to surrender. In the words of Bugs Bunny, “What a Maroon.”
So if you beat an unarmed man in a battle of wits, does that count as self-defense?