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Published:March 17th, 2009 19:50 EST
Old Dude Scares Away Mugger With Ice Scraper

Old Dude Scares Away Mugger With Ice Scraper

By Robert Paul Reyes


"Police said a 71-year-old man, armed only with an ice scraper, frustrated a 20-year-old would-be robber who approached him with a knife. Police said the man was scraping ice off his car Friday when the 20-year-old pulled out a knife and demanded money.

Police Sgt. Pete Ragnone said the man used his ice scraper to fend off the attacker - who then ran to his girlfriend`s home nearby." The Associated Press

It`s too bad the AP article doesn`t give the name of the 20-year old robber -- this coward deserves ridicule and scorn.

The young robber targets a vulnerable and frail 71-year-old man, but his "easy mark" exhibits unexpected gumption and fights him off with an ice scraper.

The dastardly bully then runs home to his girlfriend, and assaults her. The creep is now behind bars and facing charges of first-degree robbery and aggravated assault-domestic violence.

I wonder how tough this guy is going to be in a prison populated not by helpless old men and young girls, but by young ruthless thugs.