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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by Glockrunner, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. Glockrunner

    Glockrunner HOOYA DEEPSEA

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    (Customer Subdues Robber With Applesauce)

    Philadelphia - A customer at a city grocery tackled an armed robber and beat him with a can of applesauce when he refused to drop his gun, police said.

    The suspect shot himself in the head during the struggle, and passed out after the 66-year-old customer administered four blows to the head with the Mott's applesauce.

    "Finally, the guy passes out," said Det. Curtis Matthews. "There's blood everywhere - on the floor, all over."

    About 15 customers were in Gomez Grocery in the city's East Germantown section when the gunman walked in Sunday afternoon, jumped atop a small freezer and pointed the gun at store owner Eddie Gomez, police said.

    Customer Thomas Santana, who is 5-foot-4, grabbed the 6-foot-1 gunman from behind when he was on the freezer, and with help from Gomez knocked him down.

    The suspect, 23-year-old Thomas Reyes, was in stable condition at a hospital, and was expected to be charged with attempted murder, attempted robbery and other charges, authorities said.
     
  2. vafish

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    Just goes to show you the will to fight is more important than the weapon.
     

  3. Road Dog

    Road Dog Senior Member Millennium Member

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  4. Steve Koski

    Steve Koski Got Insurance? Millennium Member

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    Why did he stop at four blows?
     
  5. NOCM

    NOCM NRA Life Member

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    didn't that robber know you shouldn't bring a gun to an applesauce fight?
     
  6. Aquanewt

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    I'll bet his brain is the consistancy of applesauce after getting wacked in the noggin with a can of that stuff.