Would-be robber gets a spoonful

January 27, 2009 4:54:28 AM PST
A would-be robber got a spoonful of whoopin' at a Wisconsin restaurant.

Police report the chef at the Williams Supper Club in Muskego clobbered Joey Geraci with a large serving spoon put him in a headlock.

Two restaurant employees and and patrons pinned him to the ground until police arrived.

Officers say Geraci entered the supper club through a kitchen door, grabbed a teenage female employee and demanded money.

Police say he claimed to have a weapon.

He's now charged with felony armed robbery.

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