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Woman fights off robber armed with knife at Pomona business | ABC7

Woman fights off robber armed with knife at Pomona business | ABC7


>>I MEAN I AM A LITTLE MORE AGGRESSIVE THAN YOUR AVERAGE GIRL. I KNOW THAT. I’VE ALWAYS BEEN A LITTLE MORE AGGRESSIVE. BUT HE WAS A LOT STRONGER THAN I THOUGHT. ROB: CONCEPSCION ESCALANTE SAYS IT WAS JUST LIKE EVERY OTHER DAY AT HER FAMILY’S CAR REGISTRATION BUSINESS IN POMONA. WHEN THIS CUSTOMER CAME IN JUST AFTER 3:00 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON. HE SEEMED PLEASANT.>>HE WAS ACTUALLY SO NICE, JUST SMILING. HE HAD REALLY NICE TEETH. ROB: BUT HE TOLD HER DIDN’T HAVE HIS LICENSE WITH HIM, AND HE COULD COME BACK. WHICH HE DID ABOUT 20 MINUTES LATER, WITH A COMPLET DIFFERENT ATTITUDE.>>I KNEW RIGHT AWAY HE WAS ANGRY. HE CAME IN SO FAST, HE Y RAN IN. ROB: AND WATCH AS HE PULLS OUT A BIG KNIFE.>>HE SAID IN SPANISH NOTHING’S GOING TO HAPPEN JUST GIVE MONEY. ROB: BUT SHE DIDN’T INSTEAD SHE FOUGHT BACK. PRIVATE AREA FIRST, I KNOW I TRIED TO TAKE AWAY THE KNIFE BUT HE GRABBED MY HAIR. I’M SURE HE COULD HAVE SLICED ME IF HE WANTED TO, BUT HE WAS JUST TRYING TO KEEP ME DOWNWARD. MY FINGERS WERE TRYING INTO HIS EYES.I WAS TRYING TO TE KNIFE. BUT HE WAS JUST PUSHING ME DOWNWARD MY HEAD. ROB: THE STRUGGLE LASTS FOR ALMOST A MINUTE. THE GUY PICKS UP SOME CASH OFF THE GROUND AND RUNS OUT OF THE STORE. PEOPLE AT NEARBY BUSINESSES 911. POMONA POLICE GET THERE WITHIN MINUTES.>>SOMEBODY HAS TO KNOW HIM, . HE’S NOT A GHOST. ROB: AND WHAT WOULD SHE SAY TO OTHERS?>>DON’T FIGHT BACK. GIVE HIM THE MONEY. KEEP YOUR DOORS LOCKED IF YOU’RE IN POMONA BECAUSE THEY S

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