1. "Sixty-year-old Kung fu fighter nabs robber" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1053551.htm> "A 60-year-old woman in China has taken the law into her own iron fists, using her skills as a kung fu enthusiast to catch a robber" 2. "Would-be robber attacked by customer with hammer" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_899411.html> "A masked gunman was hit on the head four times with a hammer after a customer intervened to stop an attempted robbery on a pizza shop" 3. "Cook clocks thief with wok" <http://smh.com.au/articles/2004/04/22/1082616265001.html> "A purse snatcher was stopped cold on a Berlin street by a quick-thinking fast-food cook who hit the fleeing thief over the head with a wok" 4. "Man scares off robbers by faking seizure" <http://abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20040607_328.html> "An Australian man visiting a southern Chinese city scared off robbers demanding the security code for his ATM card by faking an epileptic seizure" 5. "Lafayette grandmother soothes burglar to sleep" <http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/gate/archive/2004/07/15/ lafayette15.DTL> "Through prayer, milk and a banana, a 73-year-old Lafayette grandmother soothed a robber to sleep" 6. "'Spiderman' foiled by greased drainpipes" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_861848.html> "Residents of a Brazilian city have thwarted a burglar nicknamed Spiderman by coating their drainpipes with grease" 7. "Suspected thief stopped by junior rugby team" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_758978.html> "A suspected thief was tackled by a junior rugby team after they spotted him acting suspiciously at their ground" 8. "Suspected thief caught after chase involving 47 people" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_722740.html> "The chase described as 'like a scene from Benny Hill' began in Wells after a customer in a stationery shop spotted a man taking cash from a till"
Thursday, August 5, 2004
Posted by Bruno at 8:15am