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Published:May 3rd, 2012 10:41 EST

Shoplifter Waves Samurai Sword At Security Guard

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Police in Washington state said they are searching for an attempted shoplifter who pulled a samurai sword on a security guard who attempted to stop him."


A samurai sword is a very intimidating weapon, and brandishing the sword will stop a security guard dead in his tracks. But it`s not an ideal weapon for a shoplifter, a two-foot sword is difficult to conceal and it gets in the way of hiding stolen items.


The shoplifter had been attempting to steal a pair of boots and a bottle of booze, but he dropped them while fleeing. My guess is that the hapless shoplifter had been drinking prior to entering the department store, only an idiot or an alcoholic would arm himself with a samurai sword.

The security guard gave the cops a very generic description of the suspect; I`m not surprised if a dude waved a sword at me the only thing I would be able to describe would be the sword.

It will only be a matter of time before the suspect is caught, alcohol and stupidity will be his downfall.

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