Gary Spirito, host of the Shopping Mania Auction Show, thought it was a prank. When a man came in and demanded Spirito’s car keys, Spirito informed his audience that this was no joke.
“There’s a guy robbing us, somebody call the police, he came in with a gun. Somebody call police, there’s a guy in here trying to rob us,” Spirito said.
That’s when Spirito addressed the alleged robber directly.
“Then I looked up at him and said, ‘We’re doing a live show here and there’s probably hundreds of people out there right now calling the police to come down on this building, just so you know,'” he said…
(Video at the link.)