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Gumby Attempts To Rob 7-Eleven

September 8, 2011
A man dressed as Gumby, the clay animated cartoon hero, attempted to rob a San Diego-area 7-Eleven this week, but had to leave the store, when the costume blocked a gun he said was in his pocket.

"Scarf Face" Robber Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

July 6, 2011
During both robberies, Lonnie Troy wore a hooded jacket, gloves, and a black scarf over the bottom half of his face, and brandished a chrome-plated long-barrel .45-caliber revolver. As Troy left both stores, he wished the clerks, "Merry Christmas."

Jury Recommends Death for Murderer Who Threatened to Kill Them

March 29, 2011
In other testimony, he pointed at a juror and said, "I wish I could cut his head off." He also said, "If I had an AK-47, I'd kill every last one of you."

Man Apologizes While Robbing Convenience Store

February 7, 2011
The robbery is the fourth in the five years John Henry has owned the convenience store. Surveillance cameras captured the man telling Henry, "Empty the till. I'm robbing you sir."

California Officer Shot During Pat-Down Search

February 2, 2011
An officer was conducting a pat-down search of a male in a group of two males and two females. The man got nervous, went to the ground, then got up, pulled out a gun and shot twice at the officer. Neither bullet hit the officer, although one struck his car. The officer did not return fire.

Florida Deputy Returns to Duty Following Knife Attack

January 10, 2011
An Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy returned to duty today, slightly more than two months after he was stabbed in the neck by a suspect during a robbery at a convenience store.

Georgia Officer Fatally Shot While Investigating Robbery

December 24, 2010
The fatal 9mm round struck Lt. Cliff Rouse in the abdomen below his body armor. A second round struck his leg.

Cop Thwarts Second Robbery at Ohio Walgreens

December 17, 2010
A Dayton (Ohio) Police officer arrived at a Walgreens pharmacy to pick up surveillance footage from a robbery earlier in the day only to catch a second robber in the act. Source: Associated Press via YouTube.

Man Robs Colorado 7-11 with "Star Trek" Sword

February 5, 2009
It may be a galactic first - a Colorado Springs 7-Eleven robbed early Wednesday by a man wielding a Klingon Bat'leth blade. It's the weapon of choice for the war-like race on "Star Trek", but fairly rare in stickups on Earth.
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