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A loner brandished a gun at terrified motorists in a mistaken revenge attack after his beloved pet rat escaped.

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Lordy! Anyone else think Willard? (or was I the only one who saw that movie? [lol] )

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You can get a life sentence for threatening someone with a BB gun?

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quote:
Originally posted by Troodon:
You can get a life sentence for threatening someone with a BB gun?

No. You get two years and eight months for breaching the Firearms Act. But the judge warned him that he'd receive a life sentence if he were convicted of any further violent offenses.

They take their firearms laws fairly seriously in the UK. And cirmes commited with replica guns are on the rise in Britain.

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