The two men trashed the store – But the cops never came.
It took DC police three days to come pick up the surveillance video.
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FOX DC reported:
It was caught on camera — a dangerous duo struck a Park View convenience store. But this was far from your typical stick up. There was no gun — just fury — enough to turn the store upside down. And the store’s cashier is just thankful to be alive after the close encounter.
It all reportedly started when a customer asked to buy cigars. That purchase requires picture identification, but as it turns out, the customer turned suspect did not want to hand one over.
What happened next could have been worse, but it was enough to rattle the worker behind the window.
“I don’t know what they wanted,” said Esays Woldemesektl. “I think they were drinking too much alcohol and they smoked something. I don’t know.”
The two men tore apart the 77 Market convenience store after Woldemesktl refused to sell them cigars.
“He tried to steal something there,” Woldemesktl said. “The candy, then the lighters, then he broke the door with his leg.”
Despite surveillance cameras rolling, the group continued on their path of destruction leaving thousands of dollars worth of damage behind.
“One of the two, I saw before,” said the cashier. “I think one of the guys who came in here, he was drinking alcohol.”