Two teens from Washington state showed the lows humanity could sink to after witnessing a store clerk in a convenience store suffer a near-fatal heart attack which they may have triggered themselves. Shockingly, instead of coming to the person’s immediate aid, they saw it as an opportunity to rob the store.
Cops released surveillance footage this week showing the sickening behavior of the teens.
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The despicable teens also made multiple trips in and out of the convenience store, each time with a separate pack of loot. So heartless were the teens that they did not even spare the dollar bill from the worker’s hand. They heartlessly stole that from him, left him for dead and disappeared without a care in the world.
The police said the pair did absolutely nothing to help the person- they never bothered to call any emergency response or tell anyone about the situation of the worker in dire need of medical attention.
Store manager Angela Sharapova also expressed her disbelief with what happened- or how cruel the teens were. She said: “It just blows my mind We can’t believe that this happened. It’s absolutely heartbreaking. And we’re just all kind of coping with it- hoping that our guy’s going to make it.”
The clerk has been identified as local Zarif Kelada, a father of three. He happened to be working alone when the teens, along with an adult came in on Saturday at around 5 p.m.
It appears that the trio may have triggered the worker’s attack when they got in a heated argument with him as captured on video. Cops said there was an argument about pepperoni sticks the teens grabbed from the counter, and the worker insisted on having them pay for the items.
The worker managed to get a bill from the pair, unfortunately as he returne to the cash register, he suffered the major heart attack.
The teens stole cigarettes amounting to about $178 from the register.
Only when the teens and the other adult left the store, and another customer entered did help finally came for Kelada. The customer immediately called 911 after seeing Kelada.
Kelada was brought to a local hospital in critical condition and later placed on life support. Friends and family have set up a GoFundMe page to help Kelada pay for his mounting medical bills. So far, they have reached $7,000 of its $10,000 goal as of Tuesday night.
The authorities are still trying to identify and track down the suspects. They are also asking the public’s help for information about the pair so they can be arrested and made to answer for their crime.