Subway cashier tells robber to 'get a job!'

Posted at 8:09 PM, Jun 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-08 20:09:12-04

WARREN, OH (WKBN/CNN) -  A suspect walks into an Ohio Subway restaurant and demands money. But what happens next even caught him by surprise. It was all caught on camera. It's a video shared more than 65,000 times already and that's been the talk of the town.

“Open the {expletive} register!" the robber says. "Get a job!" Subway worker Cathy Stafford told the suspect. The shocking response came from Stafford.

"I guess, some people just have that courage, here and there,” Stafford said. “I don't know what took over me, I guess sometimes I do things I shouldn't do. And I speak - just, whatever comes to my mind it just comes out."

She even questioned the man too. "Are you the one that's been robbing these places?" she asked. "No!" the suspect answered. 

"I was really shocked what she was saying at that time. It was scary because you don't know in that mindset what he's thinking, if he could jump over the counter,” said witness Sierra Harper.

Harper was working with Cathy when it all happened at the store off Parkman Road on Tuesday. She's the one who recorded the encounter, and even snapped a few stills of the suspect’s face.

“I'd say he got caught in a way, you know what I mean? Because everybody's seen this video and people have said that they know who he is, so,” Harper said. 

It's the second time in less than a week that someone has robbed the store. This time the man only got away with the $13 in the tip jar.

Warren detective John Greaver says they've received several tips in the case, and will be following up on them.


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