Mom-and-pop convenience stores are becoming a thing of the past (with video)

The incident made his wife cry, but Elias Monsour brags that he was not frightened when, two weeks ago last Thursday, a hooded twentysomething-year-old man, flanked by a pair of friends, pulled out a gun and demanded he hand over the contents of his Glebe corner store’s cash register. Monsour put the money — a princely haul that amounted to about a hundred dollars — on the counter. “Take it and go!” he yelled.