Starbucks Robber Takes Coffee, Not Cash

by Nate Wooley | January 22, 2013 11:09 am

Starbucks Robber Takes Coffee, Not Cash

Starbucks 300x227 Starbucks Robber Takes Coffee, Not Cash[1]A thief in Huntsville, Ala. took coffee instead of cash from a local Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX[2]).

The accused, Phillip Sawdey, told the cashier at the Airport Road store Sunday morning that she should give him “all the cash,” reports Al.com[3]. The barista told Sawdey that she couldn’t open the cash drawer … and offered him a free coffee instead.

Sawdey took the coffee and departed.

The theft was reported and police officers found Sawdey walking through a nearby parking lot. Officers arrested Sawdey without incident.

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Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/Starbucks.jpg
  2. SBUX: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=SBUX
  3. reports Al.com: http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/01/huntsville_police_robber_deman.html
  4. Starbucks to Offer ‘Tailor Made’ Coffee Flavors in One Country: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/starbucks-to-offer-tailor-made-coffee-flavors-in-one-country/
  5. Patrick Dempsey Beats Starbucks in Coffee Chain Bid: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/patrick-dempsey-beats-starbucks-in-coffee-chain-bid/
  6. Starbucks to Roll Out $1 Reusable Cups: http://investorplace.com/2013/01/starbucks-rolls-out-1-reusable-cups/

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