Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Pharmacist whacks robber with bat

From the Madison (WI) Capital Times:
A bat-wielding robber had his weapon used against himself when a Walgreens pharmacist took the bat away from the suspect and threw it at the robber, whacking him in the back while the suspect fled out of the store.

Eric Harried, 36, Madison, was arrested and tentatively charged with attempted armed robbery, battery while armed, disorderly conduct and a parole hold, following the holdup attempt Saturday afternoon.

According to Madison police, Harried tried to rob the Walgreens pharmacy at 4518 Cottage Grove Road shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. ...more

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