Robber’s Remorse? Man Returns Cash, Turns Himself in

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Courtesy: Eureka Police


A man robbed a Northern California convenience store, for some cash to fund his ambition to leave town. But guilt got the best of him, and he returned the money and turned himself in.

Police in Eureka say Cyle Warren Abbott Jr. needed cash to leave town to make a fresh start of his life.

Their investigation revealed he walked into a gas station demanding money, with what the clerk believed was a semi-automatic handgun. Abbott took a handful of cash and some bottles of beer.

Cyle Abbott Jr. Courtesy: Eureka Police

Cyle Abbott Jr.
Courtesy: Eureka Police

Just three hours later, Abbott returned. He gave most of the cash back, along with an apology.

Police arrested the 23-year-old.

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