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TODAY   |  April 17, 2014

Customer tackles robber at Florida drugstore

In this caught-on-camera video, a customer tackled an armed robber at a Sarasota, Fla., drugstore and held him until police arrived.

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>>> well, a man is facing armed robbery charges in florida following an incident caught on camera. take a look. according to police the man said he had a gun when he demanded prescription drugs at the cvs store in sarasota. a customer in the store saw what was going on and tackled the man holding him until police arrived. police are thanking him but they're not suggesting that anyone else try this. certainly not the thing to do. you don't know if he has a gun or not.

>> i'd have to say, i don't think i'd have the courage to do something like that.

>> thinking in the moment.

>> no. still not a good