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Waiters stab armed robber to death in Paris restaurant
Telegraph.co.uk ^ | 13 Jan 2009

Posted on 01/13/2009 9:42:28 AM PST by LuxMaker

Two men carrying a knife and an electronic stun gun stormed the Planet Sushi restaurant in the city's Latin Quarter on Sunday night, demanding money from the till.

But the team of Japanese staff turned on the men, stabbing one to death with a fish knife used for preparing sushi dishes, while the other was pinned to the ground outside the restaurant.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crime; paris; planetsushi; sushi
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Don't mess with the Japanese. It doesn't matter if you have a knife and a stun gun. I sometimes wonder what is going through the minds of these robbers. Probably not much by the looks of it.
1 posted on 01/13/2009 9:42:29 AM PST by LuxMaker
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To: LuxMaker

Who sez the French aren’t fighters! Oh wait,never mind....


2 posted on 01/13/2009 9:45:34 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: LuxMaker

Somehow I knew it wasn’t Parisian who took them out.


3 posted on 01/13/2009 9:45:50 AM PST by null and void (Hey 0bama, now that you've caught the car, what are you going to do with it, hmmm?)
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To: LuxMaker

Muslim sushi, is my guess.


4 posted on 01/13/2009 9:46:12 AM PST by FormerACLUmember
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To: LuxMaker

The robbers may want to stay away from Bennihana as well.

The can flash the knives pretty well there.


5 posted on 01/13/2009 9:46:14 AM PST by rod1
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To: LuxMaker

Muslim sushi, is my guess.


6 posted on 01/13/2009 9:46:18 AM PST by FormerACLUmember
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To: LuxMaker

well, you knew the French were not going to do any thing.


7 posted on 01/13/2009 9:47:12 AM PST by truemiester ((If the U.S. should fail, a veil of darkness will come over the Earth for a thousand years))
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To: LuxMaker

Unfortunately, it looks like the Japanese were “taken in for questioning”. I sure hope that doesn’t mean that they will be charged with anything!


8 posted on 01/13/2009 9:47:43 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: LuxMaker

Don’t mess with guys who come from an ancient martial tradition and who make their livings with razor sharp knives in their hands.


9 posted on 01/13/2009 9:48:08 AM PST by NaughtiusMaximus (Obama's chiseled pecs & Hillary's lovely legs.)
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To: LuxMaker

Serves them right.


10 posted on 01/13/2009 9:48:15 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Ronald Reagan had a vision of America. Barack Obama has a vision of Barack Obama.)
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To: FormerACLUmember

“Muslim sushi, is my guess”

My thoughts since they give no name or anything else aobut the attackers.


11 posted on 01/13/2009 9:48:20 AM PST by truemiester ((If the U.S. should fail, a veil of darkness will come over the Earth for a thousand years))
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To: LuxMaker

Beware ninjas w/ ginzus.


12 posted on 01/13/2009 9:48:23 AM PST by mikrofon (New on the menu.....)
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To: LuxMaker

Actually, it turns out the waiters mistook the robbers for the food supply delivery.


13 posted on 01/13/2009 9:48:36 AM PST by Revolting cat! (After all is said and done I'm goodier goodier than you!)
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To: LuxMaker
what is going through the minds of these robbers

About 6 inches of knife blade I expect.

14 posted on 01/13/2009 9:49:47 AM PST by packrat35 (To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women...)
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To: LuxMaker

Ha! What’s next - are they going to try to rob a Smith & Wesson factory!


15 posted on 01/13/2009 9:51:13 AM PST by Made In The USA (Liberalism is a sign of stupidity.)
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To: LuxMaker
One of The Crazy 88?

Remember the restuarant scene from Kill Bill?.

He wanted to play Beatrice Kiddo, but instead of an Hattori Hanzo sword, he used a fish filleting knife!
16 posted on 01/13/2009 9:51:30 AM PST by bethybabes69
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To: LuxMaker
Too bad they didn't get really nasty and use some of the bits of the blowfish that are supposed to be thrown out. Nothing like a little neurotoxin to slow down a robber.
17 posted on 01/13/2009 9:52:22 AM PST by KarlInOhio (On 9/11 Israel mourned with us while the Palestinians danced in the streets. Who should we support?)
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"[Japanese] waiters stab armed robber to death in Paris restaurant"

" ... stabbing one to death with a fish knife used for preparing sushi dishes "

Those sushi knives are pretty sharp. Wouldn't take much of a cut to ruin a perp's day.

18 posted on 01/13/2009 9:52:45 AM PST by tom h
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To: LuxMaker

Don’t mess with the sushi chef.


19 posted on 01/13/2009 9:52:56 AM PST by mojito
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To: basil

They will be charged. Little right to self defense in the UK, and even less to self defense with deadly force.


20 posted on 01/13/2009 9:54:38 AM PST by piytar (Atlas is Shrugging. I am Atlas.)
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To: andy58-in-nh
Serves them right.

Shouldn't they first be marinated?

21 posted on 01/13/2009 9:55:03 AM PST by decimon
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To: rod1
The robbers may want to stay away from Bennihana as well.

Slice off the robber's hand and stun gun, fry them quickly and give them back to the robber as a treat.

22 posted on 01/13/2009 9:55:13 AM PST by KarlInOhio (On 9/11 Israel mourned with us while the Palestinians danced in the streets. Who should we support?)
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To: LuxMaker
...the other was pinned to the ground outside the restaurant...

...with a wakizashi...

23 posted on 01/13/2009 9:56:45 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: LuxMaker

Swift and sure justice, don’t you just gotta love it!!!


24 posted on 01/13/2009 9:57:00 AM PST by PORD (People...Of Right Do)
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To: decimon
Shouldn't they first be marinated?

Well, soy sauce and wasabi are the traditional method. Good thing they didn't walk in on a tempura joint - they would have been in for quite a grilling.

25 posted on 01/13/2009 9:59:02 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Ronald Reagan had a vision of America. Barack Obama has a vision of Barack Obama.)
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To: LuxMaker

Here is the USA our felons have the good sense to pack heat.


26 posted on 01/13/2009 10:00:42 AM PST by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: LuxMaker
One of the Gay Paree outlets!


27 posted on 01/13/2009 10:01:21 AM PST by Revolting cat! (After all is said and done I'm goodier goodier than you!)
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To: LuxMaker

28 posted on 01/13/2009 10:01:39 AM PST by Doomonyou (Let them eat lead.)
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To: LuxMaker

29 posted on 01/13/2009 10:02:42 AM PST by DemforBush (Sarah Sarah Sarah!)
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To: LuxMaker
The waiters can expect to be charged. The word "ninja" is verboten in England.


30 posted on 01/13/2009 10:03:40 AM PST by weegee (Obamunism, just another word for the policies of a NeoCom.)
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To: bethybabes69

"Try the sashimi!"

31 posted on 01/13/2009 10:06:53 AM PST by Charles Martel (Liberals are the crab grass in the lawn of life.)
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To: LuxMaker

I hope that, just for good measure, the sushi guys packed a pound of wasabi in the knife hole.


32 posted on 01/13/2009 10:08:16 AM PST by SeafoodGumbo
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To: LuxMaker

After killing the thief, the chef piled the slices into a little volcano, poured cooking alcohol inside, and lit it.

33 posted on 01/13/2009 10:09:31 AM PST by pogo101
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To: LuxMaker

TIPPING IS REQUIRED, SIR!...................


34 posted on 01/13/2009 10:10:51 AM PST by Red Badger (I was sad because I had no shoes to throw, until I met a reporter who had no feet.....)
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... Little right to self defense in the UK ...

According to the article title, this took place in Paris. I think that is in France, not the UK. Of course, France may have the same sort of draconian laws, I don't know.

35 posted on 01/13/2009 10:12:10 AM PST by ken in texas (come fold with us - team #36120)
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To: pogo101

LOL!


36 posted on 01/13/2009 10:12:28 AM PST by Redgirl
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To: LuxMaker

I was going to make a joke about snippy French waiters, but apparently Japanese-French sushi chefs are even snippier.


37 posted on 01/13/2009 10:40:14 AM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: LuxMaker

Holy mackerel, that’s a great story!


38 posted on 01/13/2009 10:45:02 AM PST by Lorianne
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To: packrat35
15.2cms use metric it is France after all LOL.
39 posted on 01/13/2009 10:46:59 AM PST by JimC214
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To: ken in texas
France is not part of the UK but part of the European Union shown here.

Legend: Dark green is UK. Light Green is EU.
40 posted on 01/13/2009 10:52:19 AM PST by LuxMaker (The Constitution is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the judiciary, Thomas J 1819)
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To: Doomonyou

Thank you - saved me the trouble! Spot on.


41 posted on 01/13/2009 10:52:56 AM PST by xsrdx (Diligentia, Vis, Celeritas)
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To: JimC214

You have a point (pun intended)


42 posted on 01/13/2009 10:53:08 AM PST by packrat35 (To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women...)
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To: LuxMaker

Seems like making sushi wasn’t the only art the chef is trained in....>B-)


43 posted on 01/13/2009 10:57:16 AM PST by DGHoodini (Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand)
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To: FormerACLUmember

...Yute Tartar...


44 posted on 01/13/2009 11:01:47 AM PST by DGHoodini (Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand)
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To: LuxMaker

Hey, youse perps: Don’t even think about knocking over a Benihana!


45 posted on 01/13/2009 11:07:57 AM PST by Palladin (When will Bill Ayers start bombing buildings again?)
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To: Billthedrill

I think he got the point!


46 posted on 01/13/2009 11:09:48 AM PST by Palladin (When will Bill Ayers start bombing buildings again?)
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It’s not good for the waiters. The police are drilling them to find out who gave the fatal blow. All seven waiters are being kept at the station on “garde à vue”, they don’t even get to call lawyers! C’est la France. You aren’t allowed to stab robbers here, unless they stab you first!
http://www.20minutes.fr/article/288141/Paris-Un-braqueur-se-fait-poignarder.php


47 posted on 01/13/2009 11:51:47 AM PST by paristwelve
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To: LuxMaker

I wonder if it was Muzzie thugs, tired of burning cars.
The proverbial: brought a stun gun to a knife fight.
Oh Vel... Say la Vi.


48 posted on 01/13/2009 11:52:07 AM PST by MS_Steve
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To: LuxMaker
I like this quote.

"It was like a moment from Tarantino's Kill Bill films."

49 posted on 01/13/2009 12:15:55 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: Charles Martel

THATS IT!


50 posted on 01/13/2009 12:25:36 PM PST by bethybabes69
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