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Man robs doughnut shop with a laser pointer

Peter Rojas
01.24.05
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We'd previously thought that those little laser pointer thingies were only useful for teasing housepets or arousing the ire of the FAA, but someone's found a new one: robbing doughnut shops.  Wearing a pillowcase with eyeholes cut out of it and waving around a laser pointer, a guy in Metairie, Louisiana managed to make off with the contents of the safe at the local Tastee Donuts. The culprit is still at large.

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