The Playstation Move pistol down south is the weapon used by a suspect (a Mr. Cameron Pittman) during a series of unfortunate events leading to his arrest. First he walks into a convenience store with a thing in his pocket; next he tries to rob the cashier with the thing in his pocket; finally a police officer walks in and disarms him. The thing in his pocket? A Playstation Move pistol remote.
Okay, if you don’t believe us here’s the actual news story. Be warned, you might die laughing.
Police said a St. Petersburg man attempted to rob a convenience store using a Sony Playstation remote control.
According to reports, Cameron Pittman, 20, hid the game controller in his pocket and pretended it was a gun as he tried to rob the Sun Food Store on 62nd Avenue S.
He was arrested by a police officer who walked into the store in the middle of the robbery, police said.
Pittman was suspected in an earlier robbery at a Subway restaurant. Police received a tip that Pittman might have been at the store, and so when the officer went inside, he caught Pittman in the middle of the act, police said.
Police said Pittman dropped the remote and gave up.
He is facing charges of strong-arm robbery and violation of probation.
So the lesson her eis if you’re thinking along the lines of armed robbery with a remote, for the love of Sony don’t.
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