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Clerk uses own gun to stop armed robbery

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Posted at 8:01 AM, Jul 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-16 10:03:59-04

(CNN) — An attempted robbery at a convenience store outside Pittsburgh took an interesting twist… and it was all caught on camera.

Police say 42-year-old James Hayes walked into Moh’s Market in Ambridge just before 4:00 on Saturday afternoon. He approached the clerk behind the counter and pulled out a gun.

Seconds later, the clerk reached under the counter and grabbed his gun.

Click here to read KDKA’s full story and watch the surveillance video.

Picture via KDKA and the Ambridge Police Department.