A prolific holdup-man in Brooklyn got quite the shock when the staff at Chen’s Garden did not prove as acquiescent as his previous victims. When the suspect hopped the counter wielding a knife, two cooks rushed at him, ladles in hand, and chased him from the premises.
In a video released by police Wednesday, the robber hops onto the counter with knife in hand, but then retreats when the cooks rush him about 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 4 inside Chen’s Garden at 11046 Flatlands Ave., police said.
The robber left the restaurant empty-handed, but he’s successfully stuck up three other eateries since Dec. 19, police said.
Note the second cook grabbing the stool as he went after the perp. Smart move. A chair is a great defensive weapon against a knife. My Krav instructor would approve.
Reminds me of the famous song…
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