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Minn. cops TASER suspect toting Airsoft gun

A man allegedly stole a pistol that shoots plastic pellets; reportedly tried to rob two groups of people


By Elizabeth Mohr
St. Paul Pioneer Press

FOREST LAKE, Minn. — Forest Lake police used a stun gun to take a man into custody over the weekend after he reportedly robbed six people at gunpoint.

Nicholas Timothy Sample, 22, was arrested and booked late Saturday night on suspicion of aggravated robbery, terroristic threats, assault, disorderly conduct, theft and fleeing police.

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