Robbers with machete run when store cashier pulls out sword

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PITTSBURGH (August 19, 2015) — Two ninja-clad teens armed with a machete and expecting an easy robbery at a Pittsburgh convenience store got quite a shock when a cashier pulled out a sword and started chasing them.

Surveillance video shows the teens entering Perry Market on Friday night. One goes behind the counter with his machete and demands money.

Photo credit: WPXI

Photo credit: WPXI

But cashier Jewad Hayih was prepared, pulling out a sword to knock the smaller weapon out of one teen’s hand. A customer grabbed the second suspect, but he broke free and both teens ran away.

The suspects remained at large Wednesday.

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