I Got Held Up At Gunpoint

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    Changed Forever....

    I was working at a convenience store...not the first i worked at...but eerily i was cautious. I "joked" to my friends that i needed a tool behind the counter to defend myself. The place I worked seemed to think letting a 5 foot 3', 105 pound girl close the store BY HERSELF at 11...
    sunkist3122 sunkist3122
    Jul 23, 2012

    I Hate Being Afraid All The Time.

    I hate that I get so irrationally paranoid. Just now, I was walking our chihuahua when she spotted an old man and his pitbull across the neighbor's yard. Of course, she ran over yipping at them like she was ten feet tall. Whistling and yelling at her to come did no good (I really...
    rachynymph rachynymph
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2010

    Last Monday

    I had gotten off work last Monday night; a little after midnight. I went by my friends house and I suppose our robber saw me walk through the gate and open the door because he came in immediately after. Pulled out his long barrell revolver and took our money. He was nice...
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2009

    A Really, Really Bad Night At Work

    It was 15 till 9, my friend and I were starting to close down the store when two younger guys (boys really) walked in.  They seemed like normal customers, asked us questions and all that.  As I went around the counter to get the phone I was suddenly confronted by one of...
    jesyka jesyka
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Sep 30, 2007

    Answering The Call.

    Last Saturday, my girlfriend and I walked to the liquor store 3 blocks away from her families house. It was her cousins birthday and we could have never anticipated what would have occurred that night. As we walked in, a guy quickly followed. He approached her and said some...
    winger014 winger014
    Jan 22, 2013

    When I was 16 there was a boy

    who liked me a lot , but I didint like him . I had a crush for someone else. We all lived around the same neighborhood and one day the other guy Juan drove by and saw me at my crush's house . Me and will where sitting on the porch . Well it was almost curfew time and I started...
    Briinx Briinx
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2014

    Looking Down The Business End Of An Uzi

    Two years ago me and my ex went to our local supermarket to buy chips, we were at the register about to pay when I masked gun man came charging into the shop and straight over to, yes you guessed it, our register. He pointed his gun at us, the que behind us and the girl at the...
    MorganaFay MorganaFay
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2012

    I have a very strange family dynamic with an

    uncle in jail since forever and my oldest cousin dead. That cousin actually threatened me and three of my friends one night. At gunpoint he started playing mindgames with my friend. When she wasn't scared, he asked her to tell him how many letters my name had. She answered and...
    ThreeIII ThreeIII
    31-35, F
    Mar 17, 2014

    I am still in a little shock.

    .i got held up at gun point just yesterday afternoon..i was working like any normal day and letting my cashier go for the day and she was leaving and some masked guy walked into my store and pointed a gun at my chest and said this is a robbery and give me any money you have...
    bjcamp34 bjcamp34
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 11, 2014
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