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Who Needs Caffeine When You Have Adrenaline?

Two uniformed police officers in New Westminster, B.C., Canada, were standing in line at a Starbucks to buy coffee. When they got to the front of the line and started to give their order to the clerk, a man cut in line ahead of them — to rob the store. It wasn’t that the robber had no clue that there were cops in the area: the officers had stopped to talk with him on their way in. The “astonished” officers wrestled the robber to the floor and took him into custody. (RC/CTV) ...Don't make fun of the robber: maybe he thought the cops went into the Starbucks next door, or the one next door to that, or the one....
Original Publication Date: 08 August 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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