Back in June, a Long Island store owner decided to take pity on a bat-wielding man who attempted to rob his store by giving him $40 and a loaf of bread. At the time, Mohammed Sohail—who was armed—said, "He started crying that he was out of work and was trying to feed his hungry family. I felt bad for him. I mean, this wasn't some kid." Now the Post reports that Sohail received $50 and a thank you note from the would-be thief. He "reluctantly" turned over the note to the Suffolk County police, who want to investigate the crime, but said, "I forgive him. I do not want police to arrest him. I'm not going to press charges. He sent me a Christmas gift."
Sympathetic Store Owner Forgives Would-Be Robber
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