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Posted at 6:50 AM ET, 01/ 6/2011

Shoppers, pickle jar stop robbery attempt

By Washington Post Editors

A Milwaukee food market customer helped turn away an armed would-be robber by hitting him with a pickle jar, according to this report:

Lugman Asad said he was in the back of the store eating his lunch about 2:50 p.m. when he came out and saw a man with a gun to the head of his son, Wisam, the store owner.
He said he grabbed the gun from the man who then fired a shot. But three or four customers were in the store at the time and they jumped on the suspect.

Read the full story at the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel web site.

By Washington Post Editors  | January 6, 2011; 6:50 AM ET
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Way to go, Lugman. We're with ya!

Just remember: When pickles are outlawed, only outlaws will have pickles. Think about it.

Posted by: leaping_gnome | January 6, 2011 10:37 PM | Report abuse

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