November 30, 2012
The man dubbed the “fake-beard bandit” has hit more than 30 businesses on the Peninsula.
Each time, the MO is the same: He walks in, flashes a gun and takes off with the cash.
But this time, an AutoZone employee decided he was going to take action!
“I was in fear of my life as soon as he walked through the door and I see the gun. Your heart just starts pounding,” says Devin McClean, a former Auto Zone employee.
[...] “I waited for him to go up toward the front, I ran out of the restroom, ran out to my truck where I keep my own personal weapon, grabbed my weapon, came back into the store and confronted the guy,” says McClean.