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(ABC 27)   Woman uses her pickup to ram into a bank robber's vehicle to help catch him. The truck is pretty much totaled but "it seemed right at the time. I hope a criminal thinks twice about robbing a business in the Wellsville area"   (abc27.com) divider line 15
    More: Hero, PNC Bank, Alexis Laskowski, York County  
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2014-04-26 02:03:43 PM  
4 votes:
There is no way in hell I would ever put myself in danger or at financial risk to apprehend a guy robbing a bank. Stopping a killer, a rapist, a mugger... All different, and I'd judge on a case-by-case basis, but a bank? NEVER. All I have to do is think what the bank's officers would do if the situation were reversed. Would the CEO of PNC Bank put himself at risk to stop someone from taking MY money? HELL FARKING NO. Would the executives and shareholders of PNC Bank feel ANY obligation to protect me if they saw me in peril? NO FARKING WAY. They're a bank. They're pretty much one of the most selfish types of business that can exist.

If I were on fire in the middle of the street, the people who own PNC bank wouldn't piss on me to put out the flames. I know it. They know it. I have absolutely ZERO incentive to be a hero and rescue their sorry asses from a minor financial ding. Hell, half the time they're the ones doing the REAL stealing in this country.

So fark them. This lady just wrecked her truck, risked her life, and caught a bank robber on behalf of a group of Wall Street assholes who would sell her into slavery if it were legal and earned them a profit.
2014-04-26 01:16:06 PM  
4 votes:
I can't wait to hear what her insurance company will say once they read this article. Who wants to bet that there will be a follow-up article about her suing the insurance company because they won't replace her vehicle and/or give her a good payout for the one that she totalled?
2014-04-26 01:29:31 PM  
3 votes:
The bank keeps its money. The bank's insurance company keeps its money. The woman's insurance company keeps its money.

Everybody wins!
2014-04-26 01:21:27 PM  
2 votes:
helping the bankers by catching a robber. where is the ironic tag??
2014-04-26 01:19:47 PM  
2 votes:
Bravo on the maneuver but a little foolish; follow him perhaps to assist the police with intercepting. Instead, he fled on foot afterwards, and this could have injured anyone involved in the crash or near the scene. I mean... this is just money, not a kidnapping or similar.
2014-04-26 03:59:03 PM  
1 votes:
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2014-04-26 02:16:31 PM  
1 votes:

Frank N Stein: Guys something bad could happen it's best we stay inside wrapped in bubble wrap.


The risk does not appear to be worth the reward. She rams his vehicle. What possible outcomes are there for her? Injury to herself. Injury to the suspect. Injury to a bystander. Her vehicle is disabled. His vehicle is disabled.

Injury to herself would be unfortunate and a bad outcome. Injury to the suspect I am inclined to say is neutral, though death would probably weigh heavily on her. Injury or death to a bystander would be the worst possible outcome since she is a good person. Then if her vehicle is disabled, she can no longer follow him, and she risks him getting away from police. If his vehicle is disabled, then the best possible outcome is he is incapacitated due to injury in the crash, otherwise he flees on foot; the woman would be stupid to follow him out of her vehicle, and if her vehicle is disabled then she risks being an immediate target, not to mention he may be willing to try to take a hostage which he previously did not have in his vehicle.

Just follow him and inform police via cell phone of his location to allow them to disable his vehicle in a controlled manner.

And both vehicles were disabled, neither appears to be injured, and he did attempt to escape on foot only to be caught thirty minutes later.
2014-04-26 02:07:43 PM  
1 votes:
Good job ya dumb ass. You did a job for free that the banks pay to have done.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Deposit_Insurance_Corporation

Now I wonder, can she claim to be doing police/FDIC's job for them? And ask to be paid?

/the answer is no
2014-04-26 01:44:48 PM  
1 votes:

WTFDYW: Bslim: Little Miss Dirty Harriet got lucky her little stunt didn't end up crippliing or killing an innocent third party.

You're special, aren't you?


Are YOU?  Bet you'd be singing a different tune if she had rammed that car and it had slammed into your wife or kids car and killed them.
2014-04-26 01:40:39 PM  
1 votes:
That's pretty cool but there's no way I'd put my life in danger to stop some random bank robber. I wouldn't be worried about the vehicle as much as I'd be worried about getting hurt in the crash.
2014-04-26 01:40:27 PM  
1 votes:
Little Miss Dirty Harriet got lucky her little stunt didn't end up crippliing or killing an innocent third party.
2014-04-26 01:28:34 PM  
1 votes:

Anastacya: WTFDYW: Anastacya: I can't wait to hear what her insurance company will say once they read this article. Who wants to bet that there will be a follow-up article about her suing the insurance company because they won't replace her vehicle and/or give her a good payout for the one that she totalled?

That truck is about a 95 model. She wouldn't have full coverage, liability only.

Most likely true. On a side note, wonder if the robber could sue her for intentionally hitting his vehicle and any [bullshiat] injuries that he sustained from it?


That crossed my mind also.
2014-04-26 01:22:33 PM  
1 votes:

WTFDYW: Anastacya: I can't wait to hear what her insurance company will say once they read this article. Who wants to bet that there will be a follow-up article about her suing the insurance company because they won't replace her vehicle and/or give her a good payout for the one that she totalled?

That truck is about a 95 model. She wouldn't have full coverage, liability only.


Most likely true. On a side note, wonder if the robber could sue her for intentionally hitting his vehicle and any [bullshiat] injuries that he sustained from it?
2014-04-26 01:21:56 PM  
1 votes:
Pretty stupid, the bank would get insurance payout either way.
/won't somebody PLEASE think of the banks?
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2014-04-26 01:19:19 PM  
1 votes:
If I intentionally ram a car my insurance pays nothing to me and $5,000 to the guy I hit.
But in the heat of the moment I wouldn't be thinking about insurance. If it's worth ramming a car, it's worth ramming a car.
 
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