VIDEO: Hero Citizen Takes On Armed Robber, Puts Him In Critical Condition
Video Shows Citizen Hero, Cregg Jerri, Take On Armed Starbucks Robber
Fresno, CA – Video has been released of a robbery at a Starbucks coffee shop where one of the patrons took on the robber, leaving the criminal in critical condition (video below.)
The robbery occurred at the Starbucks at North Golden State Boulevard and West Kathryn Avenue in Fresno on Thursday afternoon. A man armed with a gun, a knife, and an Optimus Prime mask entered the the building and demanded money from a clerk.
The clerk appeared unsure what to do as the man waved his gun around and demanded money, so he then brandished a knife while trying to hand over a yellow bag for the clerk to fill, according to Fox 26.
That’s when a customer, Cregg Jerri, looked up from his computer and saw what was happening. Wearing a “Bad Mother Shucker” shirt and flip flops, the 58-year-old badass grabbed a chair as he walked over to the robber.
Jerri hit the robber with the metal chair, but the strike appeared ineffective, and resulted in a struggle between the two.
During the struggle, the robber stabbed Jerri in the neck, but little neck-stabbing wasn’t about to stop this coffee house hero. Jerri grabbed the knife from the robber, held him down, and repeatedly stabbed him.
The robber was able to escape Jerri’s grasp, and he took off running. He was found bleeding heavily, claiming to be a carjacking victim. He was transported to the hospital in critical condition. The suspect will be booked and charged if he survives.
The suspect’s gun was later determined to be a non-functional replica.
As for Cregg Jerri, he’s shrugged off his neck wound and is going to be OK.
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