Saturday, April 2, 2011

Man uses fake leg to take down armed robber

Middleton, Massachusetts - A Massachusetts man who used his prosthetic leg to take down a robber says he didn’t have time to think, he just reacted. Stephen Cornell peered through the window of his neighborhood convenience store in Middleton and saw a man pointing a gun at the owner. He tells The Salem News he intended to tackle the thief when he left JC Grill and Pizza, but instead stuck out his artificial leg and tripped him. Cornell and owner Edson Andrade disarmed the thief and dragged him back into the store in a chokehold before calling police.  More…

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