August 16, 2008

I bet Willy Wonka never thought Gobstoppers could be used as a weapon

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A man caught carrying a large Gobstopperin a sock has been fined £400 after it was found to be an offensive weapon.

The guy said he was carrying it for protection after being attacked. Cops said the Gobstopperwas "a substantial piece of confectionary" and that "even though it was not in the same category as a knife or axe, it was capable of inflicting a nasty injury."

Next up...Man uses Mike & Ike Sprayin lieu of pepper spray.

From the BBC via Expired Foods, photo from Spoonful of Sugar

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Posted by Bob Wallace at August 16, 2008 11:41 AM
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