Results for - Robber gets more than he bargained for

1,519 voters participated in this survey

Surveillance video from Midlothian, Texas on June 26, shows a robber push a firefighter and former Marine, Daniel Gaskey, aside as he pulls out a knife and demands money from the clerk. Gaskey grabs the suspect from behind, throws him to the floor and holds him down until police arrive.

1. Do you think Mr. Gaskey, a former Marine, is a hero?

Yes
73%
1,104 votes
No
7%
110 votes
Undecided
10%
156 votes
Not Applicable
10%
149 votes

2. Have you ever been present when a store has been robbed?

Yes
8%
122 votes
No
80%
1,212 votes
Undecided
3%
49 votes
Not Applicable
9%
136 votes

3. Have you ever been the victim of a robbery at knife or gunpoint?

Yes
8%
127 votes
No
78%
1,192 votes
Undecided
3%
52 votes
Not Applicable
10%
148 votes

4. Had you been the clerk in this situation and Mr. Gaskey wasn't around to wrestle the criminal to the ground, how would you have reacted?

Give the kid the money - my life isn't worth some money in the cash register!
55%
834 votes
Refuse to give the criminal anything - except maybe a black eye!
10%
152 votes
Unsure
18%
274 votes
N/A
17%
259 votes

5. If you had been in Mr. Gaskey's place, and were pushed out of the way by a criminal trying to rob a store, what would you do?

The same thing as Gaskey did - take down the punk and hold him for the police!
30%
463 votes
Walk away and mind my own business
14%
215 votes
Undecided
37%
566 votes
N/A
18%
275 votes
12/22/2015 News 1519 33 By: bezdekbt

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