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Video Extra: Cop beans assault suspect

Posted at 8:10 AM, Jun 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-06 10:10:48-04

A Florida deputy stopped a hammer-wielding suspect with cans of baked beans.

Officers arrived at a Rainbow Food Store in Youngstown, Fla. on May 31 after police were called to confront a man who was allegedly carrying a gun.

They found the suspect in the store. He was actually carrying a hammer and began attacking the officers.

One of the officers grabbed a couple cans of beans and began throwing them at the man, who was distracted long enough for the other officers to rush in and subdue the man.