Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: 14-Year-Old Pizzeria Employee Shoots Would-Be Robber

Other top surveillance videos include a child porch pirate, the clumsiest waitress you’ve ever seen and more.

In this week’s Top Surveillance Videos…

The teenage son of a Philadelphia pizza shop owner took a bold action when a suspect tried to rob his family’s business.

Surveillance video shows a man paying for his order. When the pizzeria owner opens the cash register, the man reaches over and attempts to take cash from the register. A struggle ensues.

Meanwhile, the owner’s 14-year-old son, who is standing nearby, quickly grabs a gun from under the counter. He struggles to get the gun out of the holster but eventually frees it and fires a shot at the suspect.

Police say the suspect fled but was found in a nearby subway station thanks to a trail of blood. Police also say the man was involved with a robbery at a pharmacy along with two other suspects.

Also this week…

The holidays are upon us which means it’s the busiest time of the year for porch pirates. An alarming surveillance video shows a child being ordered to steal a package from a doorstep.

An adult can be seen scouting the neighborhood before the child runs into frame. Another camera shows the child being instructed to grab an Amazon package from a doorstep.

Make sure to check out the rest of this week’s top surveillance videos, which include a real-life Grinches, a convenience store robbery gone wrong and more.

Watch the Top Surveillance Videos of the Week

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Steven A. Karantzoulidis is the Web Editor for Security Sales & Integration. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in Communication and has a background in Film, A/V and Social Media.

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