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Freak of Nomenclature, Extreme Edition

A police chase of a suspect from a drug store robbery in Angola, Ind., went up Interstate 69, crossed the border with Michigan, and ended in Coldwater. The suspect dashed into the Lion’s Den Adult Superstore and took the lone clerk hostage. The clerk had her cell phone, and was able to text a friend, who kept police updated. “She did a great job of talking to him and keeping him calm and he bonded with her right away,” said Lt. Dave Wood of the Michigan State Police. After three hours, she convinced the unnamed man to surrender; a gun was recovered by police, and no one was injured. (RC/WOOD Grand Rapids) ...As long as there was a Happy Ending, the store owners are satisfied.
Original Publication Date: 17 August 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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