BBC: Christian shop manager dissuades would-be armed robber

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A 20-year-old Christian mobile phone shop manager in Florida stopped a would-be armed robber by preaching to him about Jesus.

Nayara Goncalves spent nearly five minutes persuading the man that he was doing the wrong thing.

The man eventually apologised, explained his gun was a replica and left the shop in Broward County.

"She was able to remain calm and keep him calm," a sheriff's office spokeswoman said.

Read it all and check out the video as well.

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