A clerk at a smoke shop in Louisiana says it's the season for giving, not stealing. According to surveillance video, she tried to make this message known to a pair of armed robbers.
Sarah Nicholas was shoved behind the counter with a shotgun pointed at her back when the one of the men told her to open the cash register.
Once she got the register open, it seems her fear melted away, and she made she the thieves left with not just money, but an earful.
"I don't know what happened. I just felt the need that they need to be punished," she explained. "It's Christmas time. It's the time for giving, not the time of stealing. So that's what I felt. I just felt the need to just run after them and that's what I did."
The Norton Shores Police Department is reporting three reports of stolen snowblowers this week.
About a dozen people were displaced.
One person was arrested after a threatening comment resulted in a school district briefly locking down its schools Friday morning.