Adult novelty store clerks use sex toys to fend off armed robber (VIDEO)

A would-be robber left a California sex shop empty handed last week after the clerks fought back by throwing sex toys at him until he gave up and walked away.

One clerk, who only wanted to be identified as Amy, said she wasn’t scared when the robber walked into Lotions & Lace around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. In fact, she thought it was a joke.

“I just thought he was trying to be funny, to scare us,” she said. “But then I saw the gun and it was like, really? I don’t have time for this.”

Instead of handing over cash, Amy started yelling at the suspect, who grabbed her during the altercation. But at that point, a co-worker came to Amy’s aid and started throwing sex toys at the suspect. Eventually, he left empty-handed.

“I think he was a coward,” said the second store clerk. “Coming in and trying to get over on two females and not realizing that were pretty feisty.”

[ ABC 7 ]