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Starbucks employee fired after foiling robbery attempt

February 5, 2024


A former Starbucks employee who thwarted an attempted robbery at one of the coffee giant’s chains has launched a legal action after his employer fired him weeks after the incident.

According to Michael Harris, he was wrongfully terminated by Starbucks. KSDK reported in December that Harris was among the employees who subdued and detained one of the robbers who attempted to steal from a Starbucks chain during that month.

Harris said the guns used by one of the robbers was fake, which drove him to fight back.

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