Police: Man Tried To Rob Banks While Brandishing Toilet Plunger

A toilet plunger isn’t a terrifying weapon to anyone but germaphobes, or maybe a child with nightmares of being chased by Daleks. Yet a man in Utica, NY thought that it made a terrifying enough weapon that he attempted to rob three different banks while threatening tellers with the plunger. None of the robberies were successful.

Police recovered the plunger from the last bank he visited, so the residents of the Mohawk Valley can rest easy, knowing this weapon won’t fall into the wrong hands.

UPD: Man attempted to rob three banks with a toilet plunger em>(Thanks, anti!)