Skip to comments.Ex-Marine, 72, Teaches Pickpocket a Lesson
Posted on 06/27/2007 3:36:18 AM PDT by driftdiver
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Bill Barnes says he was scratching off a losing $2 lottery ticket inside a gas station when he felt a hand slip into his front-left pants pocket, where he had $300 in cash. He immediately grabbed the person's wrist with his left hand and started throwing punches with his right, landing six or seven blows before a store manager intervened. "I guess he thought I was an easy mark," Barnes, 72, told The Grand Rapids Press for a story Tuesday. .....
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Good thing the marine was not in Holland or Sweden or he would be facing criminal charges for protecting himself.
God love the Marines.......
Obligatory: There are no ex-....
This guy was *armed* and knew how to use it.
Just FYI. Thought you might enjoy it.
Not as mean, not as lean, but always a Marine ping!
I read this on Fox. Good for him! God bless all of our troops, past and present!
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