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When a robber confronted the clerk at a Subway sandwich shop in West Valley City, Utah, the clerk told the man he needed to wait — and walked to the back of the store and hid. After waiting awhile, the robber fled, and then went into a Family Dollar discount store, and demanded money from the cashier. The cashier told him he had to wait his turn — other customers were ahead of him. The man again fled, and is being sought by police. “The employees have to follow their own set policies, but we recommend not agitating people in these situations,” a police spokesman said. (RC/KUTV Salt Lake City) ...There’s a really funny tagline coming for this story — wait for it!
Original Publication Date: 21 September 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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