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Hot Coffee Thwarts Robbery Attempt

NPR
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

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In West Haven, Connecticut, a man ordered coffee at a drive-thru Dunkin Donuts. He then announced a robbery and tried to climb through the window. Police say the clerk threw hot coffee in his face.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. This story starts as a business transaction in West Haven, Connecticut. A man ordered coffee at a drive-thru Dunkin Donuts. Then, according to NBC Connecticut, he announced a robbery and tried to climb through the window. Luckily, his hot coffee was ready so the clerk threw it in his face. She followed that with a whole pot. The man fled and the clerk recalled the Dunkin Donuts slogan: Go run on Dunkin, she called after him. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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