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Thin Mint Thug: Cops Say Man Points Gun at Girl Scout

A young girl in California gets a major scare.

Thin Mint Thug: Cops Say Man Points Gun at Girl Scout
TEMECULA, Calif. — What an un-American act on the most American of weekends.

A 59-year-old man from California greeted a Girl Scout selling cookies at his door on Super Bowl Sunday with a gun, authorities said. 

John Dodrill of Temecula was arrested and charged with attempted assault with a deadly weapon. Officers took him in to custody without issue.

“The victim, who is a minor, was going door to door selling cookies,” according to  Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Daniel Decker. “When the victim knocked on the suspect's door, he opened the door and pointed a gun at her."

The girl's father, who witnessed the incident, called police.

(I love how o ne commenter on our local post wants to band together to buy cookies from the victim. Nice!)

— Katie

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