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OMG PD: Man Shoots Truck With Bow and Arrow

Check out these unusual police stories from the Greater Philadelphia area.

No Word if the Man Came Back for his Arrow: According to a report from Roxborough Patch, an unknown male threw a rock and  Two employees told police a shirtless man with long blond hair wearing tan shorts and black boots threw a rock that cracked the windshield of an orange 2005 Ford work van. After they stopped the van, the man shot a 36-inch arrow with a long fishing line attached to it at the van, despite the fact that it is 2012. No one was injured in the incident.

Slippery Bandit Charged: According to a report from Bala Cynwyd Patch, from the City Avenue , Lower Merion police said. The man was observed shoplifting $95 worth of Dove soap before he was stopped by police.

Real-Life Bumper Cars: According to a report from Phoenixville Patch, police followed a Pottstown man on an early-morning car chase that

About this column: OMG PD reviews the surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported by Greater Philadelphia Patch sites over the last week. All people mentioned in these stories are innocent until proven guilty. Charges and arrests do not indicate guilt. Reach out to Nate at nathana@patch.com with questions about this column.

Ted M. June 21, 2012 at 01:47 AM
These police reports are quite like the ones featured in The Bozeman (Montana) Daily Chronicle. Often really amusing and "stranger than fiction" Keep up the good work with these. Does anyone remember the incident in Radnor sometime in the mid 1990's when some stuffed animals were stolen from a woman's car are mailed back to her in pieces? It was a cover story in the Suburban.
travon black June 21, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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citizenknow June 26, 2012 at 03:07 PM
Relevance to this story? None. Please find another venue to push your agenda.
Catherine June 26, 2012 at 05:14 PM
"'despite the fact that it is 2012." I've read this story four times. What does that mean?
Ed Ridgway June 26, 2012 at 07:30 PM
It's just meant to be funny.

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