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BB gun growing in crime usage; Realistic look, lesser penalty


February 02, 2007
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BB gun growing in crime usage; Realistic look, lesser penalty

By Scott J. Croteau
Telegram & Gazette

An armed robber sent an employee at Golden Pizza on Main Street fleeing into the back room a couple of weeks ago.

The robber pulled out a silver handgun when he entered the 1168 Main St. pizza parlor in the early morning of Jan. 18. It looked real enough to scare the employee, as the gunman brandished it in what turned out to be a failed armed robbery.

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