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Squash Club Squashes Robbery Attempt

Posted 11/08/2010 11:30 am by

When Sean Cullen, 25, walked into the Hillsborough Market in Manchester, New Hampshire, he had one goal in mind.  He was going to rob the place.  He walked in, handed a threatening note to the cashier/owner, and then said, loudly, “Give me your money, or you’re going to die.”  However, she didn’t give him the money and she didn’t die, because when a pair of customers walked in, they saw the robbery taking place and jumped into action.  One of the customers forced Cullen to the ground.  When he tried to make a getaway, a man delivering food used a large squash to club the robber in the head.  It wasn’t long after the squashing that police arrived and arrested Cullen.

Who knew that the squash made such a good weapon?  Zucchini are good against bears; apparently squash are a natural anti-robbery defense system.  That’s good to know in case I’m ever in a grocery store and trouble breaks out.  Just head to the vegetable section and find a monster pumpkin or some other spectacular winter vegetable to quell the violence.

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