PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA)  Double-M Pizza in Charleroi was robbed late Saturday night and owner, Mark Miller, has a plan to fight back.  He says his employees will begin carrying weapons.  He has even placed a sign in front of his shop saying, “We Now Carry.”

The suspect entered Miller’s restaurant around 10:45 Saturday night on Pennsylvania Avenue and was armed with a shotgun. He demanded money from Miller, but the owner said the suspect didn’t have the shotgun trained and he was able to grab his cash tray and run away from the suspect.

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Miller then got into a car with one of his delivery drivers and called police as the suspect fled the store and drove off.

Now he’s urging his employees to arm themselves while working.

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“I am encouraging my drivers to carry, get a permit, get trained, and know to use a weapon to prevent something like this from going on,” he said.

Miller said a “well-armed public is the greatest deterrent of crime in the world.”

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino covers all aspects of such a proposition and takes calls and suggestions along the way.

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