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Thursday, February 05, 2009


No, dear friends, this was not my husband.

Man robs Colo. store with Star Trek sword

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado police say a man with too much "Star Trek" on his mind used a sword modeled after the weapon carried by Klingon warriors to demand money from two convenience stores.

Investigators say the man took an unknown amount of cash from a 7-Eleven store Wednesday but left empty-handed when he tried to rob another store about 25 minutes later.

Police Lt. David Whitlock says no one was injured.

The Web site says the double-pointed sword used by the Klingons on "Star Trek" is crescent-shaped and about a yard long. Police did not specify what material it was made of.

No one has been charged in the incident.

1 comment:

Jon said...

Um hello, it's called a bat'leth!