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US Boy's Lemonade Stand Robbed At Gunpoint for $17

A young US boy has escaped unharmed when he was robbed at gunpoint while selling lemonade.

Nine-year-old Mark was running his lemonade stand in North Carolina when a man approached him and pointed a gun at him.

Mark had been trying to save up to buy a lawnmower for his landscaping business.

 “I showed him my box, so I could give him change, and then he grabbed and showed a gun at me in the stomach and then ran away,” Mark told local news.

The suspect made off with that day’s takings - $17.

Police are still looking for the man.

There’s a silverlining, however.

After hearing about Mark’s ordeal, a local hardware shop stepped in, donating a brand-new ride-on mower to the youngster.

KHOU News

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