This would-be robber may not be the sharpest knife in the drawer.

A 43-year-old man, dressed in camouflage and a paintball mask, attempted to rob a pharmacy in Beaver, W.V., by spraying the employees with pepper spray. However, when he walked into a cloud of his own pepper spray, the robbery came to an abrupt halt.

According to a May 8, 2015, AP story, “He staggered out of the business and got into a vehicle. Police investigating the incident discovered the name of the man who was driving the vehicle. The driver identified? The attempted robbery suspect, who was arrested and jailed.

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