Usually in films it’s the Bible carried in the pocket that stops the bullet, but this time the miracle object was different: a smartphone.
It all happened early on Monday morning at a gas station in Winter Garden, in Florida.
The robber entered the station and threatened the two clerks on duty with a revolver, telling them to hand over the takings, but they were in such a state of panic that they took a long time to open the safe. At this point, the robber lost his patience and fired a round before running off. The bullet hit one of the two employees who was miraculously saved thanks to the phone in his pocket, a tough Htc Evo 3D, whose battery played an important part in stopping the bullet.