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Portland man steals ice cream by threatening store with fake pipe: cops

Seems a little extreme doesn't it?

Police in Oregon arrested a man for allegedly using a fake pipe bomb to steal ice cream from a Portland convenience store.

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The would be bomber, Theodore Clifton Compton “is charged with one count each of second-degree robbery and unlawful possession of a hoax destructive device,” KOIN 6 reported.

According to police, Compton entered the store Wednesday evening and threatened employees with the fake pipe bomb. He then proceeded to steal beer and ice cream, police saids

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There were no injuries and Compton is now in custody waiting to be arraigned.

Matt Lee is a web producer for Metro New York. He writes about almost everything and anything. Talk to him (or yell at him) on Twitter so he doesn’t feel lonely@mattlee2669.

 

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