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Police: Fla. clerk´s gun beats
thief´s cattle prod

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:markinalpine, 1/10/2013 10:24:20 AM

TALLAHASSEE - Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man has been arrested after he tried to rob a convenience store with a cattle prod but was thwarted by a clerk with a gun. The Leon County Sheriff´s Office says 26-year-old Lance Tomberlin went into a store just outside Tallahassee on January 2, produced the cattle prod and demanded money from the clerk. Officials say he shocked the clerk several times before the clerk pulled a handgun. Authorities say Tomberlin fled and another employee tried to restrain him, but he eventually escaped in his truck.

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I like happy endings, and stupid thief stories.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 1/10/2013 10:45:00 AM     (No. 9108838)

I say we ban cattle prods so that gun owners can have an even greater advantage over the bad guys.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lancelink1, 1/10/2013 10:52:16 AM     (No. 9108864)

How many times do I have to say it: Never bring a cattle prod to a gun fight.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 1/10/2013 11:41:29 AM     (No. 9108992)

Another Zerobama voter goes to jail.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bhkat, 1/10/2013 11:42:44 AM     (No. 9108997)

the clerk should have permanently rehabilitated the perp.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/10/2013 8:06:05 PM     (No. 9109848)

Hey Joke Biden here is a gun safety highlight!

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