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We could not believe what we were seeing on a video out of Houston Texas when an armed robber enters a Houston auto dealership, goes to draw his gun, fumbles perhaps, or maybe changes his mind before just walking out the door with a smile!

What are we watching here? 

Differently angled surveillance cameras show the oddity of what transpired last month in Houston when two assailants drive up to an auto dealership on the Gulf Freeway with the passenger offering that he'd like to test drive a vehicle.

Moments later on video, we see him try to pull a gun out, either changing his mind or botching trying to draw his gun before smiling at the car salesman as he reaches for the door. He then proceeds to run across the lot and then across the street to avoid confrontation.

What in the world happened?

You've got to see the video in its entirety! 

The Houston Police Robbery Department released multiple angles on their Youtube video of the armed robber in his failed attempt to rob the car dealership.

Here are multiple clips of the footage from several angles to offer viewers an opportunity to help Houston Police identify the armed robber in his attempt.

Now that you've seen the video, what do you think happened here?

Not to make too much light out of what could have been a very deadly situation but it's almost as if the car dealer told the assailant a funny joke the way the assailant smiles seconds before he bails out the door.

Do you think the salesman told the man a joke funny enough to deter the robber from following through or do you think the assailant just botched trying to draw his weapon and chickened out?

Let us know in the Facebook comments what you think happened here! In the meantime, if you have any information on who the assailant with a smile might be, be sure to call Crimestoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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