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Watch: Paco the chihuahua puts paid to armed robbery

Two masked raiders fled from the furious little pet as they tried to raid a store in California.
Jul 19th 2011, 3:45 PM 1,216 3

TWO ARMED ROBBERS have learned the hard way to beware of the dog – after being chased out of a California shop by a chihuahua.

The masked raiders barged into Ace Smoke Shop in Altadena on July 7, one pointing a rifle at an employee and shouting “Give me your money.” But they soon felt the full force of little Paco’s rage. The courageous chihuahua leapt out barking worrying at their legs – and even staring down the barrel of the gun – before chasing the pair out down the road.

The men got away with some money but “less than they could have”, according to the LA Times. Los Angeles County sheriffs have since released the surveillance video in the hope of identifying the pair. And paying tribute to plucky Paco:

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