A U.S. veteran working as a gas station clerk fought off an armed robber in Brevard County, Florida, on Jan. 26 (video below).
The store's surveillance video shows the vet initially cooperating with a man who demanded money at about 11 p.m., but the vet suddenly starts pounding the robber and eventually takes his gun away, notes Fox 13 News.
The Brevard County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page stated on Feb. 1: "Although I never encourage our citizens to actively engage criminals over money or personal possessions, I bet this criminal thinks twice before taking on a U.S. Veteran again!"
The sheriff's office added: "The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 19-22 years old, 5’8” tall, and a medium build. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue jacket with fur lined hood, and purple latex gloves. Also, the suspect was wearing a Chicago White Sox baseball hat, which was left at the scene, and white bandana covering his nose and mouth."
Sources: Fox 13 News, Facebook / Photo Credit: Brevard County Sheriff's Office Via Facebook Screenshot