Crime doesn't pay, especially for the man who tried and failed to rob a convenience store in Victoria, Australia.
The masked man was thwarted by employee Steve Ewart, who wasn't intimidated by the would-be robber's replica gun (despite the robber holding the gun in an I-mean-business sideways manner).
The robber, yet to be identified, had little choice but to turn around and exit. He didn't even grab a loaf of bread on his way out.
The security footage doesn't have sound, but Ewart, 46, spoke to MailOnline.com about the experience. The conversation was part "Dirty Harry," part "Dumb and Dumber."
"He told me 'give me all your money.' And I said: 'It's not going to happen.' Then he pulled the gun out. Now, I've been around guns all my life and I knew he had a replica gun. So I said to him again: 'It's not going to happen.'"
"Then he had another go and said: 'Do you want to test me, mate?'"
"And I said, 'It's still only a cap gun, I'll test you all day." Then he gaveRead More »from Video of store clerk refusing 'armed' robber is mesmerizing