What began as a robbery took an unexpected twist when a Fort Worth, Texas, gunman apparently had a change of heart and gave himself up to his intended victim, police said.
All the way to jail, the man continued to apologize for put-ting the victim in fear of his life, officers reported Sunday.According to a police report, the man walked into a 7-Eleven Food Store about 3:10 a.m. and bought a magazine and a bag of chips.
He then pulled a handgun from under his coat, pointed it at the store clerk and announced, "This is a robbery." When the clerk told him to take whatever he wanted from the register, the man paused and then handed the gun to the clerk and asked him to call the police.
He apologized to the clerk several times while waiting for the police. When officers arrived, they found him still in the store, reading his magazine and eating his chips.
When the officers approached, the man raised his hands in the air and again apologized. He was arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery and taken to the Tarrant County Jail, where he was being held in lieu of $10,000 bond.