[VIDEO] Knife? That’s Not a Knife: Pittsburg Cashier Defends Convenience Store from Masked Machete-Wielding Teen Bandits

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A Pittsburgh cashier armed with a sword chased off two would-be machete-wielding robbers, police said. Below is what appears to be raw security video.

New York Daily News  reports:

Don’t bring a machete to a sword fight.

A Pennsylvania convenience store worker clerk one-upped two machete-wielding thieves who tried to rob his store and chased them off with his own bigger blade, police said.

Two teens wearing masks busted into Perry Market in Pittsburgh just before 10 p.m. Friday.

Both of the wannabe robbers were armed with footlong knives. One pointed his at a customer. The second jumped behind the counter and demanded cash from the on-duty clerk.

But the well-prepared cashier refused to give in. Instead, the clerk swatted at the weapon — and pulled out his sword.

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“Then when he hit the sword that the dude had in his hand — my brother hit the sword — he ran away,” the clerk’s brother M.C. Hydare told WPXI. Hydare said he was in the store during the robbery. Read the rest of this entry »