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VIDEO: Robber Tries To Hold Up Atlanta Nail Salon, But No One Cares

Atlanta, GA – Security footage captured the moment when a suspect pretending to have a gun tried to hold up a nail salon, but no one inside was fazed by his antics (video below).

Atlanta Police Department’s (APD) Robbery Unit investigators said the botched heist took place at the Nail 1st salon located at 2625 Piedmont Road Northeast at approximately 2:30 p.m. on July 3, according to a Facebook post by Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta.

Security footage showed patrons and workers seated inside the nail salon when the suspect barged in with his right hand stuffed inside a black bag.

“Everybody get down!” he yelled. “Give me all your money! Empty out your pockets!”

But the would-be victims simply remained seated and appeared entirely unalarmed.

The suspect made his way over to a worker sitting behind a desk who appeared to be talking on his phone, but the worker only got up and walked off, the video showed.

A woman sitting near the door got up and started backing out the door with her cell phone in her hand.

“Give me the money!” the suspect demanded. “Everybody give me everything!”

He snatched the woman’s phone from her hand just before she slipped out the door.

Everyone else just sat around the shop, apparently unconcerned with the lackluster criminal.

The exasperated suspect finally gave up and walked out of the building.

The APD said the unidentified robber fled the scene in a silver sedan.

He remains on the loose.

Police said the stolen cell phone was later recovered, KABC reported.

Investigators urged anyone with information about the incident or the suspect to contact the APD immediately.

Watch the incident unfold in the video below. Warning – Obscene Language:

Written by
Holly Matkin

Holly is a former probation and parole officer who is married to a sheriff’s deputy. She is a regular contributor to Signature Montana magazine, and has written feature articles for Distinctly Montana magazine.

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