Gimme the money!(Back Blast & other hot gases)

Author:Gilmore
 
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We're guessing the great advantage to robbing a bank with a toilet plunger rather than with a Browning BAR is that the police are less likely to stop a guy schleppin' along on a city sidewalk with a plunger over his shoulder. Maybe that's what was on Lawrence Deptola's mind. Or maybe, he figured if the bank didn't have any money, he would go ahead and unclog their toilets for 'em--who knows?

Anyway, that was Lawrence's weapon of choice when he marched into a bank in Utica, N.Y., and announced a holdup. The teller wasn't initially impressed, it seems, until he waved his plunger and made threatening noises. We guess she was impressed enough...

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