The Owner Of The 7-Eleven Catches Teens Shoplifting: Did You Know?

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Teens Shoplifting
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A kind shop owner of 7-Eleven decides to take a very different approach to a teens shoplifting case. According to the sources, Cedric Bishop was shopping at the store 7-Eleven in Toledo, Ohio, when he saw something really special. 

According to the reports, the store owner Jitendra Jay Singh caught a teens shoplifting. He was apparently stealing snacks from his store. So, Mr. Jay told asked him, “do you want me to call the cops or will you take it out”. What followed after shocked the man Jitendra.

So, if you want to know more about this shoplifter teen’s story, then you are at the right place. Here we will tell you everything that you need to know about the 7-eleven shoplifting case. 

The Boy Was Stealing The Food From The Store For Himself & His Younger Brother 

Store For Himself & His Younger Brother 
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It is one of those teens shoplifting cases that questions our morality and society as well. So, as we mentioned earlier in earlier, the answer from the boy took Jitendra by surprise. According to the reports. The teenage boy said that he was actually stealing the snacks for himself and his younger brother, as they were hungry. So, after that, the shop owner invited the teen to take the pizza, sandwiches, and other food for free instead of the unhealthy snacks that he had stolen. 

Singh told the reporters, “It’s not going to make any difference to me if I give him some food because we make a lot of food, we sell a lot of food.” It was really a great gesture that the shop owner showed to the boy. 

A Kind Shop Owner Receives Admiration From Many

Admiration From Many
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Well, a lot of people applauded the shop owner of 7-Eleven after the incident. Bishop witnessed the incident and he posted it on his Facebook wall. After some time, the story went viral and people commented on Singh’s kind gesture. Bishop told the media that Singh, the shop owner of 7 Elevn does indeed have a big heart. 

So, it’s worth noting that even though such a gesture has surprised a lot of people, it didn’t surprise his wife, Neera Singh. Speaking to the media she said, “I’m really proud of him and it is the true self of himself…I know him, he’s very kind.” 

Moreover, she also added that Singh and she are a part of the community and thus it’s their duty to help the community in need. In fact, she also mentioned this very gesture as a part of their job. Moreover, Jay has also reached out his hand to the teen boy. He said that if the teen boy can legally work, then he’s happy to offer him a job in his store. 

Well, Jay could have called the police if he wanted to, but he didn’t. Instead of turning him to the police, he actually listened to the problems of the teen and chose to help him. So, we can say that he chose compassion and emotion over reason. Due to his gesture, a jail sentence will not taint the boy’s life. Therefore, to a lot of people, Jay has become a hero and we do need people like him to build a better society. 

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