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Carjacking suspect clubbed with frozen turkey

RALEIGH -- This takes turkey club to new heights. Authorities said a good samaritan used a frozen turkey to attack a man as he tried to carjack a woman at a North Carolina grocery story Sunday morning. Police said 30-year-old Fred Louis Ervin of Raleigh stole money from a Garner BP gas station before running across the street to a Harris Teeter in Fuquay-Varina. There, he began beating Irene Moorman Bailey while trying to take her car. Other shoppers came to the woman's rescue, including one who hit Ervin with a frozen turkey. Ervin managed to get away in Bailey's car, but was arrested a short time later. He faces several charges including assault inflicting serious injury, larceny and hit and run. He was being treated at WakeMed Raleigh Campus. (Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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At least he did get a

At least he did get a Thanksgiving turkey this year. Doubt he'll want to see another one ever again unless 2 Tylenol come with it :-) I'll be surprised if this Fred Louis Ervin doesn't press charges on the guy with the turkey for attempted murder. We'll see how the robbers rights hold up in court on this one.

Turkey club

Well, I guess we're going to hear about how turkeys are dangerous and need to be regulated. It won't be long before you need a permit to carry frozen turkeys, and also a purchase permit. I look forward to Beverly Perdue taking quick action on this one.

Fight Back

Kudos to using a frozen turkey as a weapon! Honest hard working people are getting tired of getting robbed by low life crack addicts and scum of the earth lazy criminals. Good to see the victim fight back and there should be more of this should take place!