Man Threatens to Shoot Robot
Last Thursday, burglary suspect James A. Prevatt III had been in a Maryland motel room with his pregnant girlfriend when he went a bit nutso. Wanted in four states, he claimed that he would detonate a bomb or set fire in his room. So the man was sent pizza and soda by a robot, but Prevatt threatened to shoot it and didn't take the food. Granted the man was probably exhausted and said that he had been doing some drugs, but that was no excuse to inflict violence on the messenger. He was finally nabbed by humans when the bot brought munchies-curing hamburgers, soda, and cigarettes the next day. No explosives were found.
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Posted by Sheila Franklin at August 28, 2008 9:23 AM
It takes all kinds to make the world go round.
Maybe we can have robots deliver pizza to bin Laden and spy on him......