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Robber Robs Woman At ATM, But After Seeing Her Bank Balance, Returns All The Money With A Huge Smile
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Robber Robs Woman At ATM, But After Seeing Her Bank Balance, Returns All The Money With A Huge Smile

A guilty conscience is hard to live with. And, paradoxically, even thieves avoid it. Recently, surveillance cameras caught a man robbing a woman in China at the ATM and then immediately after felt very sorry. Shared by China Global Television Network (CGTN), the CCTV footage shows the man, armed with a knife, sneak up on the woman as she is using a remote cash point to take out some bills.

Image credits: CCTV tape

Image credits: CCTV tape

After a short exchange that leaves the woman completely terrified, she hands over all of her money, which was reported to be 2,500 yuan (around $372).

Image credits: CCTV tape

However, his greed kicks in and he demands that she show him her bank balance. Probably thinking about the blade of his knife, the woman obliges. They turn towards the ATM machine and after she brings up the number on the screen, it appears to change the guy’s mind. According to reports, it was a big fat zero.

Image credits: CCTV tape

Watch the entire incident unfold in the video below

The robber smiles and, just like that, returns the poor woman her money. The CCTV from outside ICBC bank where the ordeal took place then captures him walking off, without the money. The woman is left baffled, trying to process what just happened.

Image credits: 樂新聞

Reportedly, the incident occurred in Heyuan City, South China. CGNT states that even though the guy didn’t actually keep the cash, the threats he made and the knife he held were very real. He later was detained by the police. People on the internet have already nicknamed him the modern day Robin Hood, a crook who only steals from the rich.

Image credits: 樂新聞

People were trying to see the silver lining of the situation

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Magpie
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3 years ago

She was absolutely terrified, and fearing that she would also be abducted and raped as well. He is still as guilty as hell. * as any normal woman would be!,

Mark CM
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3 years ago (edited)

It's amazing how you are able to remotely read her mind (and from the past as well) and know she was fearing "rape and abduction" Simply amazing. Unless you are just projecting your own fantasies ... again. Just stop it, Magpie. Stop!

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Daria B
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3 years ago

"People on the internet have already nicknamed him the modern day Robin Hood, a crook who only steals from the rich." Nope, not really a Robin Hood situation. He steals from the rich to give to the poor, this guy was probably a "desperate times call for desperate measures" kinda person, but happened to run into a fellow desperate person. Honestly, I'm glad he didn't get away with it, even though he didn't steal. Hope the punishment was not too harsh, though, and hope he understood he should never do this again, and found a more creative way to help himself.

Master Markus
Community Member
3 years ago

Yeah, it doesn't really count when you TRY to steal from anyone and then STOP when you find out that they're poor. Not to mention he was probably going to keep the money and not share it among peers.

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Xoxo
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3 years ago

Had my identity stolen once. Nothing ever happened though because my credit was so bad they couldn't do anything with it.

Daria B
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3 years ago

These had some sense of guilt probably, immagine if you had enabled to go minus and they'd create life long debts for you.

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Magpie
Community Member
3 years ago

She was absolutely terrified, and fearing that she would also be abducted and raped as well. He is still as guilty as hell. * as any normal woman would be!,

Mark CM
Community Member
3 years ago (edited)

It's amazing how you are able to remotely read her mind (and from the past as well) and know she was fearing "rape and abduction" Simply amazing. Unless you are just projecting your own fantasies ... again. Just stop it, Magpie. Stop!

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

"People on the internet have already nicknamed him the modern day Robin Hood, a crook who only steals from the rich." Nope, not really a Robin Hood situation. He steals from the rich to give to the poor, this guy was probably a "desperate times call for desperate measures" kinda person, but happened to run into a fellow desperate person. Honestly, I'm glad he didn't get away with it, even though he didn't steal. Hope the punishment was not too harsh, though, and hope he understood he should never do this again, and found a more creative way to help himself.

Master Markus
Community Member
3 years ago

Yeah, it doesn't really count when you TRY to steal from anyone and then STOP when you find out that they're poor. Not to mention he was probably going to keep the money and not share it among peers.

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Xoxo
Community Member
3 years ago

Had my identity stolen once. Nothing ever happened though because my credit was so bad they couldn't do anything with it.

Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

These had some sense of guilt probably, immagine if you had enabled to go minus and they'd create life long debts for you.

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