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Watch: Man Calmly Lights Cigarette Amid Armed Robbery in US Bar

The incident took place at a bar in St Louis city of Michigan in USA on Wednesday, 28 August.

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Imagine you are sitting in a bar and an armed man storms the place, asks everyone to lay on the ground and starts robbing the place. What would your reaction be? If you are Tony Tovar, you would just shrug your shoulder, ignore the robber and light up a cigarette.

The incident took place at a bar in St Louis city of Michigan in USA on Wednesday 28 August.

“I said not another punk trying to pull a punk move. I’m so tired of people in the city trying to muscle their way in with firearms. I wasn’t gonna comply.”
Tony Tovar to KSDK-TV

In a CCTV footage that surfaced later, one can see robber trying to snatch a cellphone from Tovar’s hand and then asking him to lay on the floor like the other people in the bar. Tovar ignores the robber, shrugs his shoulder and lights up a cigarette. The video has gone viral on social media.

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