Armored truck driver turns tables on would-be robber in Philadelphia

The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. along the 1900 block of North 5th Street.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A Brinks money truck driver turned the tables on a would-be robber on Monday afternoon in Philadelphia.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. along the 1900 block of North 5th Street.

Officials say a male suspect attempted to rob the armored truck driver at gunpoint.

As the suspect announced the robbery, the Brinks driver pulled out a gun and opened fire.

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Officials say the suspect attempted to rob the armored truck driver but he wasn't expecting the driver to be armed.



It's unclear if the suspect was shot, but police say he did drop his gun and took off empty-handed.

No injuries were reported to the driver.

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