Would-be robber sends note

2009-12-03 16:41
Shirley - A convenience store owner who showed compassion to a would-be robber says he received an apology note and $50 in the mail.

The unsigned note said it was from the man who tried to rob Mohammad Sohail, who has a store on Long Island near New York City. The note said the would-be robber has a new job, a child and is staying out of trouble.

Sohail told the newspaper Newsday that he was saving the $50 for charity.

The bat-wielding man tearfully told Sohail in May that he was trying to feed his family.



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