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Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man tried to rob a convenience store with a cattle prod but was thwarted by a clerk with a gun.

The Leon County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Lance Toberlin went into a store just outside Tallahassee on January 2, produced the cattle prod and demanded money from the clerk. Officials say he shocked the clerk several times before the employee pulled out a handgun.

Authorities say Toberlin fled and another employee tried to restrain him, but he eventually escaped in his truck. Deputies managed to stop Toberlin’s truck but then he fled on foot.

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