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Man tries robbing store with cattle prod

Published On: Jan 10 2013 08:27:45 AM MST
Updated On: Jan 11 2013 08:13:48 AM MST
Lance Tomberlin

Leon County Jail

A Florida man who police say tried robbing a convenience store with a cattle prod met his match when the clerk pulled a gun.

Lance Tomberlin, 26, went into the store outside Tallahassee last week and demanded money, shocking the clerk several times with a cattle prod, The Associated Press reported.

Tomberlin fled when the clerk pulled a handgun.

Deputies stopped Tomberlin's truck, but he escaped on foot.

Tomberlin was arrested Tuesday and charged with armed robbery and aggravated battery, according to the AP.