A young US boy trying to sell his homemade lemonade has been robbed by a heartless thief armed with a gun.
The terrifying incident happened whilst the 9-year-old boy was selling lemonade at a roadside stand in Monroe, North Carolina on Saturday local time.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office said the youngster was approached by a teenager who held a gun to the child’s stomach whilst demanding money.
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It’s reported he got away with the child’s earnings of $17.
“I think people are capable of a lot of things, but not robbing a child at a lemonade stand, that takes it to a new level,” Tony Underwood from the Union County Sheriff’s Office told America’s Fox News.
Luckily, the child escaped unharmed.
The suspect remains on the run.