Irate customer slams gas pump nozzle in Cumming

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CUMMING, Ga. — A man who was already banned from a gas station got mad when he was not allowed to pump gas there.

On June 25, an employee of Granny’s Store, 4820 Dawsonville Highway, told deputies a man pupping gas had been caught shoplifting and was criminally trespassing on the property, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident report.

The gas station attendant went outside to tell the man to leave, but the man yelled at him for not turning on the gas.

After the employee refused to turn on the gas, the man began slamming the pump nozzle on the concrete.

The employee said he was worried the man had damaged the nozzle, so he removed the keys from the man’s ignition in hopes to keep him there until deputies arrived.

Shortly after, the man fled on foot leaving his sister and the car at the gas station.

Deputies later found a man walking westbound on Old Keith Bridge Road.

Deputies tried to talk to him, but he fled into the woods.

FH 07-09-14