Robber Returned A Woman's Money After Seeing Her Sad Bank Balance

Being broke has its benefits.

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An attempted robbery at an ATM vestibule in Heyuan, China is making headlines for an unexpected plot twist

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A woman named Li was withdrawing money in an ICBC bank when surveillance footage showed a man, armed with a knife, approaching her from behind and demanding money, NextShark reported.

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After Li fearfully handed over the CNY2,500 (RM1,520) she had just withdrawn from the ATM, the robber reportedly asked for more

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That was when he asked to see her bank balance.

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To his surprise, the machine's screen revealed that the woman had a bank account balance of zero

Taking pity on Li, the man returned the money to her and walk off.

A CCTV camera caught him smiling as he left the vestibule.

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Despite the robber's gesture, he was still caught by the police and brought into custody, reported.

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Watch CCTV footage of the attempted mugging here:

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