Thursday, January 28, 2010
My Little Town: Beer Can Robbery
From the city that gave you:
o Death threats from the mayor
o Lap dances for the city manager
o Shoplifting arrest of the police chief's wife and
o An 18-hour standoff by the SWAT team with a parrot
The Raisin Chronicles is proud to bring you the Riversider who robs a convenience store using only beer can as a weapon!
On Tuesday, a man got a can of beer from a convenience store cooler here and then apparently tried to rob the store clerk by threatening to brain him with the beer can.
The clerk's brother came out from the back and wrestled with the man, who ran out to the parking lot to his waiting SUV--the one with the clearly visible license plate.
My question: Does threatening someone with a beer can constitute armed robbery?