Watch Robbers Attempt To Rob A Guy Pumping Gas And I Bet You Know How Well That Went

Screenshot: Reddit

I feel like this is the sort of thing any semi-competent robbing team/club/troupe should have been able to see coming. If you’re going to pull up in a van to try and roll some dude pumping gas, you really should realize that your mark will be holding a weapon capable of spraying a noxious, dangerous, highly flammable liquid all over you. This realization did not occur to some Chilean robbers, who learned it the hard way.

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This video seems to have been popping up all over our little internet; I noticed it a few places, including our pals over at BoingBoing, who saw it on Reddit’s r/whatcouldgowrong subreddit, which seems to have pulled that from r/chile. 

It’s also shown up on Twitter, which is easy to embed, so, here, give it a watch:

Oh yeah. That dude was not having it. I like that he made sure to get the inside of that van nice and gas-soaked while the now highly flammable robbers scrambled to get the hell out of there.

Plus, I’m impressed with how far a gas pump can shoot! I wonder if that’s a Chilean specialty, or if American ones do that, too. I guess I could try it for myself, but that seems like maybe not such a hot idea.

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I think (okay, Raph helped) the robber’s van looks like a Wuling Rongguang, which, for Chile, would have been sold as a Chevrolet N300, a very friendly-looking little van that in no way should be mixed up with those dirtbags.

Anyway, now we know: One surprised dude with a gas hose beats three idiots in a van.

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HighAndTight

Those jerks tried to circle him looking all hard, but his vigorous pumping and spraying all over the place got them off as fast as possible.