The ugly side of humanity: Pregnant Boost Mobile clerk gets punched in a robbery

The ugly side of humanity: Pregnant Boost Mobile clerk gets punched in a robbery
With thousands of locations dotting the country from coast to coast, brick and mortar stores belonging to the nation's wireless carriers have been the target of robberies before. Usually, the thieves wait for the store to close, and then break the glass door or window for access to phones that are on display. But in the case of a Boost Mobile store in Pensacola, Florida, the robber took a different, more violent approach.

Wednesday afternoon, a man came in through the door of the Boost Mobile store twice. On his second visit, the man, unsteady on his feet, pulls out a cellphone and appears to looking at the screen. As this is taking place, the man is moving closer to the pregnant clerk behind the desk. Suddenly, without warning, the man unleashes a left to the face of the clerk that drops her to the floor.

With the clerk in shock, the thief walks to the cash register and calmly removes all of the cash. After he walks out of the store, the stunned clerk gets to her feet, suffering the effects of a broken nose. We are happy to report that the baby is okay. And as far as law-enforcement is concerned, the cops got a huge break when a video from the surveillance camera was released.

While you can view the video of this violent crime at the sourcelink, we should warn you that it is graphic and some might find it disturbing. More disturbing for those who work in the area, is the fact that the thief remains at-large. The store owner is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Thanks for the tip, Suzanne!

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1. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

This world is screwed. More and more dumbasses come out from their rocks every day.

97. fanboysrdumb

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 12, 2013 half of the people here be house negro lol BIG MALCOM X SLAP DOWN

100. engineer-1701d unregistered

Forget arrest just kill him. Waste of air and skin getto credo as we all know he will be. I mean he is on boost means no job most likely 5 kids on welfare should hang him to prove that come is bad

103. engineer-1701d unregistered

Stupid auto correct I mean all crime is bad


Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

wow... the world we live in smh

29. mistertimi

Posts: 77; Member since: May 28, 2014

As bad as this is... why is it on Phone Arena lol? Cos it was in a phone shop? If that's the only reason they showed this, and not the genocide, rape and much MUCH more terrible things going on in the world, then their attempt at morale-policing is more self-gratuitous than anything else.

47. SeanContra

Posts: 82; Member since: Mar 24, 2014

Say what you will, but I think this article was relevant to the site. The video was scary but I don't feel like it was out of place. The fact that it happened in a phone shop/recharge shop/whatever Boost Mobile does... is reason enough for the article to be here. Yes, beaucse it has something to do with mobile phones and/or telecommunication in general. If you think PA's trying to "morale-police" anybody, then my good sir, I'd say it's just a matter of perception. I'm pretty sure nobody's gonna get all pitchforks and torches angry-mob-style just because of a PA article. But this I can assure you: PA did it for the hits. Probably with the good intent of spreading awareness of such atrocities and to maybe help catch the f****er... But I think it was mainly for the hits. Sex and violence sells. I don't see what's wrong here. It fuels the site and bring more top notch tech news for me everyday at the cost of a few clicks. Seems legit to me. And if you think anybody here is gullible enough to be told "what to feel" and "when" and "about what" sir, you're taking a lot of people here for being unintelligent derps. To be condescending is a bad thing. Also, it seems like you've put in way too much time thinking about this.... or you're a troll and I took the bait ._.

108. mistertimi

Posts: 77; Member since: May 28, 2014

It actually looks like you took too much time to think about my comment lol. Cheers for the essay!! But I see your points, apart from your penultimate paragraph which is clearly putting words in my mouth...

3. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Jeez. The things these morons do just get crazier every day.

4. gregoryyy3 unregistered

So many things wrong with this whole situation i dont know where to start.

5. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

waiting for racist comments...

13. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Wait forever, because this is a disgrace for you(even if you are black) as well as a white. And what a moron this guy is, be him a white or black.

58. HenryBlank

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

Yes, I already posted one. So what Mr. Sensitive?

6. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

what an idiot, this world is getting worse and worse everyday, glad to hear the baby is OK, find that bastard

7. Mxyzptlk unregistered

If that was my gf or wife I would be in jail.

28. MikeG77

Posts: 426; Member since: Nov 24, 2008

Mxyz i have to agree with you on that. He wouldn't even have a change to make his araignment.

46. meanestgenius

Posts: 21769; Member since: May 28, 2014

First time I'm agreeing with Mxy, but yeah, had this been my wife, girlfriend or blood relative, I would be in jail also.

81. troutsy

Posts: 382; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Does your wife know about your gf?

96. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

... XD

113. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

You have a gf and a wife? You ol' bobcat you!

8. tedkord

Posts: 17306; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

If I see a shooting star tonight, I'm going to wish the scumbag gets hit by a train.

9. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1175; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

What a dam scumbag, she was so friendly to him, very hard to watch. :/ Wonder where the person she was calling out for was.

10. cj100570

Posts: 204; Member since: May 12, 2009

Humanity has always and will always have an ugly side. This kind of thing happens everyday.

11. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Wait forever, because this is a disgrace for everyone.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Pretty sad.

15. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

I'm bursting at the seams with disgust. His ass is grass when they get him.

22. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

I am disgusted too. But don't be fooled; he's not going to be put away for any significant time. Criminals never get what's coming to them.

40. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

This is so sadly true

16. somad

Posts: 169; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

I did see the video on YouTube OMG poor woman. . Very sad.

18. Nexus4lifes

Posts: 290; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

Come on M Night shyamalan now make a movie where the unborn child will recognize this robber after 20 years and punch him back real bad... :)

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