The Weekly Vice) - Phillip Sawdey, a 30-year-old Huntsville man was jailed Sunday after he allegedly tried to rob a local coffee shop, but accepted a free cup of coffee instead.
According to the Madison County Sheriff's Office, Sawdey entered a Huntsville area Starbucks at around 7:30 a.m., approached the cashier and demanded money from the register cash drawer.
Investigators say the employee told Sawdey that he could not get the drawer open, and offered him a free coffee instead. Sawdey accepted the coffee, then left the scene. He was apprehended in the parking lot.
Sawdey was booked into the Madison County Metro Jail and charged with robbery.
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January 20, 2013
Posted by Danny Vice at 10:43:00 PM
Phillip Sawdey - Jailed After Attempted Robbery Goes Wrong, Accepts Free Cup Of Coffee Instead