Saturday, August 18, 2007
Patrick O'Brien Learns That Real Robbers Hurt More Than Practical Jokers
Patrick O'Brien found out in Fort Gratiot Township in Michigan that walking up to a robber thinking that he is a prankster loving friend can be a big head ache. Patrick was a customer in Sandler's Party Store when he mistook a man holding up the store for a friend who he thought was playing a practical joke. An armed robber the store about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and demanded money. Patrick O'Brien, 21, grabbed him in a playful way. The robber hit O'Brien in the head with his gun and fled with some cash. O'Brien was not seriously injured. Fort Gratiot Township is approximately 55 miles northeast of Detroit.