Caught on Camera: Clerk grabs shotgun to foil attempted robbery

Posted at 7:57 AM, Apr 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-02 09:57:59-04

California authorities are searching for a man who attempted to rob Omega Mart in Porterville on Friday night.

Surveillance video shows a masked man armed with a shotgun running into the store and demanding money from a clerk.

The clerk is seen handing over cash, but then he scuffles with the robber.

He eventually removes the gun from the robber’s hands and quickly chases him out.

Deputies say no one was injured.