Even though he admitted to it, we're sure police won't be charging a California man with grand theft auto since his actions helped foil a robbery that was in progress. According to ABC News, an unnamed employee of a Burger King in Stockton, CA snuck out the back when two men entered the store with guns and demanded money.

Rather than running away, the quick-thinking employee stole the would-be getaway car and hid it around the block. Without a car, the attempted robbers left the store – although it isn't clear if they got any money – but didn't get far. Police soon found the suspects hiding in a field near the fast-food restaurant and arrested Gabriel Gonzalez and Jeremy Lovitt, charging them both with armed robbery. Scroll down for the video report.


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      frostillicus80
      • 1 Year Ago
      Those dudes couldn\'t be that smart to begin with, robbing a fast food joint. Yeah.. everyone knows they\'re bustling with cold hard cash. Morons. Still, mighty good thinking by that employee. That dude better get a big a$$ raise.
        Edsel
        • 1 Year Ago
        @frostillicus80
        The employee will probably be fired for violating Burger King's security policy. Retailers are afraid of expensive lawsuits if employees or the perpetrators are hurt during a robbery. Unfortunately, our culture has become a surrender culture.
          TahsinZ
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Edsel
          "Armed robbers can sue a store if they get hurt during a hold-up." Only in America.
      Ducman69
      • 1 Year Ago
      This man is the true burger King, and is more supersized than life.
      FutureDoc
      • 1 Year Ago
      In a related story, Burger King employee is charged with Auto Theft. Just joking... Another option would be to turn the car off, lock the vehicle, and toss the keys into a ditch.
        Jesus!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @FutureDoc
        I think it is better what he did. Can you imagine the irony of a theif coming out from robbing someone, only to find you have been robbed yourself lol?
      • 1 Year Ago
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      Gorgenapper
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like they didn't get it their way after all.
      TahsinZ
      • 1 Year Ago
      Royally screwed at Burger King
      erzhik
      • 1 Year Ago
      Something tells me they (hamburglars) will sue him (hamburgerhelper?).
      straight2spam
      • 1 Year Ago
      Well done employee of the year 2013
      dave and mary
      • 1 Year Ago
      Give him a whopper-a-day for life as a reward! Wait - would that BE a reward?
      Walter
      • 1 Year Ago
      a couple of meat heads
      arenadood
      • 1 Year Ago
      This story should be listed under humorous news. Good, quick thinking on the workers part.
      ShadowVlican
      • 1 Year Ago
      awesome! what a waste that this man is working at BK
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