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Boy, 7, Fights Armed Robbers Outside Of Gamestop

7-year-old boy tries to stop armed robbers by punching them

A crime fighting 7-year-old can be seen on surveillance footage trying to stop an armed robbery at a GameStop by punching a robber.

The video was posted to youtube by the Montgomery County Police Department.

The GameStop in Silver Spring,  Google Street View
The GameStop in Silver Spring,  Google Street View

The robbery occurred on Friday, May 20 at approximately 8:56 p.m. two robbers armed with handguns entered a GameStop in Silver Spring, Maryland. An unnamed 7-year-old boy was browsing in the store whilst the two armed robbers entered the building. 

When one of the armed robbers entered the building, without hesitation the 7-year-old leaped at the robber and punched him multiple times at 10 second mark into the video. Unfortunately, that wasn't enough to stop the robber as the much larger robber overpowers the boy and drags him behind the counter with two other clerks working at the store.

Boy, 7, fighting crime, Montgomery County Police Department
Boy, 7, fighting crime, Montgomery County Police Department

The two armed robbers demanded money from the cash register and personal items, they managed to steal an undisclosed amount of money and some personal belongings. 

The two suspects managed to flee the scene. the pair is currently being investigated by Montgomery County Police Department and have been described as black males in their 20s, approximately 5′ 6″ tall and weighing 170 pounds.  They were last seen wearing black hooded sweatshirts, black pants, gloves, and masks.

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