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Gun-Wielding Customer Scares Off Bridgeport Robber

Bridgeport Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob the Checkers convenience store earlier Wednesday but was scared off by a customer with a gun.
Bridgeport Police are looking for a man who attempted to rob the Checkers convenience store earlier Wednesday but was scared off by a customer with a gun. Photo Credit: File

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Bridgeport police are looking for a man who was prevented from robbing the Checkers convenience store Wednesday morning after a customer fired a weapon to scare him, according to the Connecticut Post.

The man, described as a tall, thin black man wearing all black, came into the store around 2 a.m. with a gun and another customer in the store fired a shot at him, police told the Connecticut Post .

After the customer fired the shot, the would-be-robber fled down Front Street, added the Connecticut Post.

The suspect, who had a bandana around his face, has not been located, said the Connecticut Post.

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