Store Owner Pulls Out Sword, Scares Off Would-be Robbers Armed With Machete

A store owner in Pittsburgh turned the tables on two masked teens on a mission to rob the store Friday night.

According WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, the masked men ran into Perry Market as the owner was closing and tried to rob the store.

One of the men pulled out a foot-long machete and demanded money, but the store owner pulled out his own, bigger sword and chased the duo out of the store.

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The whole encounter was captured on surveillance video.

Police told WPXI that the would-be robbers didn't get away with anything, and that one even dropped T-shirts he was trying to steal as he ran out the door.

No arrests had been made Monday afternoon.

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