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Man, 71, fends off young robber with ice scraper
philly ^ | Mar. 17, 2009

Posted on 03/18/2009 10:53:56 AM PDT by JoeProBono

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Police said a 71-year-old man, armed only with an ice scraper, frustrated a 20-year-old would-be robber who approached him with a knife. Police said the man was scraping ice off his car Friday when the 20-year-old pulled out a knife and demanded money.

Police Sgt. Pete Ragnone said the man used his ice scraper to fend off the attacker , who then ran to his girlfriend's home nearby.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: weapon

1 posted on 03/18/2009 10:53:56 AM PDT by JoeProBono
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2 posted on 03/18/2009 10:54:59 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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there goes that global warming again.


3 posted on 03/18/2009 10:55:27 AM PDT by Cyclone59 (You know why there’s a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one.)
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4 posted on 03/18/2009 10:56:27 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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better:

http://knives.cx/store/images/execicescrper1_resize.JPG


5 posted on 03/18/2009 11:01:22 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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I’m sorry. I got stuck on the little detail that it’s mid-March and the guy still needs to scrape ice.


6 posted on 03/18/2009 11:09:11 AM PDT by radiohead (Buy ammo, get your kids out of government schools, pray for the Republic.)
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How about Peter LaGana’s Tactical Tomahawk (VTAC)? I keep one in the car. Have also sent one to a friend in Afghanistan.


7 posted on 03/18/2009 11:12:05 AM PDT by 12Gauge687 (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice)
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8 posted on 03/18/2009 11:12:47 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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9 posted on 03/18/2009 11:14:27 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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I don’t know if I’m more impressed about fighting off the attacker or the fact that he has a girlfriend at age 71...hmmmmm


10 posted on 03/18/2009 11:31:38 AM PDT by Clintons Are White Trash (Lynn Stewart, Helen Thomas, Rosie ODonnell, Maureen Dowd, Medea Benjamin - The Axis of Ugly)
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I don’t know if I’m more impressed about fighting off the attacker or the fact that he has a girlfriend at age 71...hmmmmm

Yeah, well, it's a dual-use ice scraper.

11 posted on 03/18/2009 11:34:42 AM PDT by r9etb
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I don’t know if I’m more impressed about fighting off the attacker or the fact that he has a girlfriend at age 71...hmmmmm

I believe it was the 20 year old attacker who had a girlfriend.

That said, I'm a 62 year old newlywed (I married a 63 year old FOX) and lovin' it. Like the hippies used to say in the sixties.....better living through chemistry!

12 posted on 03/18/2009 11:38:23 AM PDT by Retired COB (Still mad about Campaign Finance Reform)
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That said, I'm a 62 year old newlywed

Sweet! As you know,everything gets better with age....That is awesome! Best wishes to you and your new bride!
13 posted on 03/18/2009 11:46:31 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee ("No pale pastels,but bold colors".....Ronnie,we sure do miss you,sir!)
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Punk kid takes knife to ice-scraper fight


14 posted on 03/18/2009 4:02:46 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy ( As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities. - D)
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