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Branch Manager Pushes Would-Be-Thief Out The Door

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C.-The manager of a branch of Palmetto Trust FCU here recently unlocked the door in the morning only to find a man holding a gun, and responded by pushing the man out of the building. The manager told police the unidentified man tried to follow her into the credit union as she arrived. She said she was surprised and reacted by pushing the man, who was wearing all dark clothing, a bandana and a hat.

The manager told local media she believed the man was surprised by her reaction, which allowed her to shut the door and call police. The man drove away in a Dodge Neon; no arrests have been made.

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