God Visits The Payless Shoe Source

Attention religious people: God has set foot among us in the form of a guy who wants free shoes and slippers from a Payless Shoe Source in Northwest Indiana.

For those of you playing along at home, this is the second man from Gary, Indiana that we have written about after he invoked the name of our Lord at a retail location.

What is going on in Gary, Indiana? From the NWI Times:

Police filed two counts of attempted robbery, two counts of criminal confinement and intimidation charges against Richard Brewer Jr., Detective Jeff Rice said.

Brewer, 50, entered the store on Broadway about 1 p.m. Thursday, and asked two employees for socks and slippers. The employees gave Brewer the socks he was looking for, Rice said, and told him they didn’t have the slippers.

Rice said Brewer then moved closer to the employees and told them he was God.

“He said ‘When God speaks to you you’re supposed to give him everything,'” Rice said.

The employees realized Brewer was attempting to rob the business, Rice said, and Brewer also told the employees since he is God and visiting them, they would die soon.

That’s just scary. —MEGHANN MARCO

‘God’ gets arrested, doesn’t get slippers [NWI Times]
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