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He lost his job at a convenience store not because of poor performance -- because he stopped yes stopped.
Three would be robbers tried to hold the store up and in the gun point.
To thank him.
The company fired him claiming it's against to a policy to provoke.
-- -- or engage robbers do you believe this -- -- store clerk joins us right now Derek Anderson hey Eric.
Very good morning tell us what happened that day.
Oh when they came in I was hoping to male suspect.
And that's when the two females -- in in behind me.
Wrapped up in clothing before me get on the floor.
One of the girls went to the cash registers and try to get it open.
When she could not they started to bring -- over to the registers.
-- got behind and a girl with the gun.
And -- -- -- to the ground and started fighting with her for controlled again.
-- -- -- you got in your face did you did you sense despite the fact of pointing a gun that you actually threatened.
-- when they had me down on my knees.
In the -- the stores you -- that's when I knew those like oh I just I don't wanna die.
So you'd take this woman with a gun you -- -- the ground.
And then you give chases they they run make a run for correct.
Once I got control the -- both women.
Ran out of the store at that point I turned the gun on the male suspect who is on the floor.
Told him to get up get out of my store I followed him to the front door to secure the front door.
Got you so that they find this out you're you're able to prevent this the the robbery from taking place they get all three suspects.
And then the circle K management look at the tape what would happen.
And they saw that you who took the action you took and they fired you for violating company policy.
Yes what is the company policy to be a victim.
You know I don't know I mean I can understand that it does protect -- somebody was coming in like stealing a -- and running out.
-- you don't want to give chase.
But the policy.
In this regard that fits your life right I think it needs to change.
Eric you've been out of a job for two years you finally get this job and you're fired for -- hero.
How what does that feel like.
Back -- it.
They're just really sucked back.
Well here's -- the detective said that analyzes -- he said he obviously felt like he was in danger and saw an opportunity to save himself.
And that's what he did that's we told our fox affiliate we have reached out to circle K.
They have no response.
What's the last thing you heard from them and -- you take your job back give offer.
I actually have not heard from them other than when they let me go.
And if they did offer back to me no I would not take it at this point I think you just put a target on my back within the company and even from other may be potential robbers.
And by the way if you're an employee in the Pensacola areas that we live.
Yes that's correct if you're in the area and -- given the job.
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And we'll try to relay that to you because you really got screwed this one.
I don't think -- need just.
They've really become a sore no problem thanks to do that and the hopefully people realize what -- -- your thanks so --
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