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Marcus84
July 8, 2008, 07:20 PM
Woman overpowers thief with tea and sympathy

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese woman and her six-month-old baby escaped unhurt from a knife-wielding thief this week after the mother calmed him down with a cup of tea and a chat.

The 30-year-old Tokyo woman was walking along a corridor in her apartment building with her daughter Monday when a man brandishing a knife demanded money, the Asahi newspaper said.

When the housewife told him she had none, the man barged into her apartment. Hoping to calm him, the woman made the thief a cup of tea, whereupon he put his knife away and began a 20-minute monologue about his life.

The woman then gave the man 10,000 yen ($93.34) and ran outside to call the police from a pay phone, the report said.

Police rushed to the scene, but the thief had fled and is still being sought.

(Reporting by Mari Saito)
http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSN0818516620080708?feedType=RSS&feedName=oddlyEnoughNews

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TallPine
July 8, 2008, 07:21 PM
What caliber tea? :p

Justin
July 8, 2008, 07:25 PM
This isn't really gun-related.

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