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A Florida Corvette owner said he was almost carjacked at gunpoint, but the
would-be thieves ran away because they couldn't figure out how to drive his
car according to Fox News.com.
Randolph Bean was sitting in his bright yellow Corvette when two men took
him by surprise, MyFoxOrlando.com reports. It was parked outside Orlando Regional
in downtown Orlando.
Bean said the two came from behind, and he "barely caught them in the
According to the police report, one of the men had a gun.
"He started yanking on the door and made me open the door. He kind of
flung it open and dragged me out and demanded that I get on the ground... face
down, so I couldn't look at him, of course," Bean told MyFoxOrlando.com.
Bean, 51, said one of the thieves pointed a gun at him while asking how to
use the car.
"They apparently couldn't start it," Bean said. "I had to
tell him four different times to push in the clutch, because it's a standard
The suspects reportedly gave up and ran away, leaving Bean on the ground. Police
tried searching for the suspects, but they took off.
"My first thought was I guess we don't have driver's ed in school
anymore because no one knows how to drive a stick," Bean said. "And
my second thing was, don't shoot me because you can't start the car. I'm trying
to help you out here."
Though the thieves left the Corvette, they still made off with Bean's phone,
keys and wallet.
Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:07:52 GMT
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