Doesn’t Have a Leg to Stand On
James M. Jorritsma, 38, was pretty easy to catch. He admits robbing the Dip N Sip coffee shop in Brockton, Mass. In fact, he tried to take the entire cash register as he fled, but he didn’t get very far with it: he was not only hobbled by the heavy load, but also by the fact that he had a broken leg in a cast. After two customers tackled him, he had two broken legs. “I am so thankful for my customers,” said Dip N Sip owner Eleni Lymberopoulos, but “I wish they would have let me give him one slap to his face.” (Brockton Enterprise) ...That’s hardly sporting.
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