Now, I first saw this on another Web site. It had no attribution, and sounded so outlandish, that I thought it had to be fake. Then I found the same story on the Web site for the TV station WLTX 19 out of Columbia, SC. Just... just read it....
It happened on the Missouri Avenue around 9:00 pm Tuesday night.
Police say the 7 to 8-year-old girl hid the toys under her coat and tried to walk out the door. A store employee was watching and approached the child, asking her to turn over the Lego blocks.
Police say the little girl then opened her jacket and displayed a combo carving knife with a forked point and a 10" blade, saying she was armed for protection.
The employee talked the girl into putting down the knife and the toys. The girl then rode away on her bicycle. The employee was not hurt.
(Read the story here.)
Times are tough, man, when little girls are ripping off Wal-Marts for Legos. And, really, that alone would make this story fantastic. But what pushes this over the top is that next to last line, "The girl then rode away on her bicycle." What? How bad ass is this girl? She's so cool that she walks into a Wal-Mart, steals Legos, gets caught, pulls a blade, then hops her Huffy and pedals away. I don't think James Dead would have been that bad ass.