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Man Attempts To Rob Dunkin' Donuts with Spoon

An on-duty MBTA police officer reportedly stopped the suspect.

[UPDATE Monday, 3:21 p.m.]

An on-duty transit officer arrested a man after he allegedly tried to rob a Charlestown Dunkin’ Donuts with a spoon Saturday evening.

The suspect, identified as Michael Wallace, reportedly threatened cashiers at the Cambridge Street store with what appeared to be a knife. Police later found that the man had been holding a spoon with the rounded end out like a blade, according to an interview on WHDH.

The incident occurred on Saturday evening, Jan. 5, according to a Metro Boston story. Wallace was identified as a 35-year-old Boston resident.

Officer Matthew Donovan with the MBTA Police entered the store during the incident and was able to stop the suspect, according to WHDH. 

DON MAC ADAM January 07, 2013 at 06:10 PM
"If they ban spoons, only criminals will have spoons"
TheMaskedTruthsayer January 08, 2013 at 02:20 AM
"You can pry my sppon out of my cold, dead [vein collapsed] fingers!"
ctownBOS January 08, 2013 at 03:45 PM
I once heard this guy was eating cereal with a spoon and he choked on a raisin. This robbery is just more proof that we need to take a stance against spoons. How many more innocent lives must be put in jeopardy. Absolutely sickening.
Joseph January 08, 2013 at 04:54 PM
Stop this nonsense immediately!! If you ban the spoons, they'll then go after the sporks! Save Our Spoons!! Save Our Sporks!!
TheMaskedTruthsayer January 09, 2013 at 03:20 PM
If only Chuck Heston were still with us, he'd stop this sensless persecution of spoons.

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