Car Salesmean Wields Machete On Customer

A machete is good for chopping melons and catfish, not so much for resolving customer service disputes. Verily, there’s the soft sale, the hard sale, and then this:

    “73-year-old used car salesman allegedly ended an argument with a customer by pulling out a machete and whacking the man’s arm, according to police.

    Robert Parker was arrested Monday night on charges of aggravated assault after the incident.

    According to police, Gerald Davis had purchased a car from Time Auto Sales and went back to the dealership to pick up his license plates. Police said Davis, 53, and Parker began arguing and eventually Parker produced the machete.”

That salesman’s nickname? Ominously enough, “The Cinnamon Bun.”

Car salesman accused of machete attack” [AP] (Thanks to Amy’s Robot!)


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  1. Scout says:

    Hey, no wonder his monthly sales numbers were always so high…and I guess this explains all that blood in his office…

  2. madderhatter says:

    My usual three words for Gerald Davis – concealed carry permit.

  3. Scout says:

    I always wondered how Robert kept winning the monthly sales contests.

    Tomorrow, I’m bringing in my wood chipper.

  4. He needed the machete to close the sale? What a hack! Get it? Hack? Oh I slay me.

  5. SecureLocation says:

    No, no, Mr. Parker, you’re supposed to slash prices, not customers.