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Police Use Robot To Deliver A Vape Pen To End Standoff

5 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Robots can save lives in a variety of different situations, even when someone is in the middle of a standoff with the police and threatening to set fire to a convenience store. Police in Novato, California was involved in one such standoff over the weekend which ended peacefully when they used a robot to deliver a vape pen to the 40-year-old man threatening to set the store on fire.
The standoff continued for around six hours and led to the closure of a McDonald's and a Safeway store as the police feared the suspect might be armed. Some footage has emerged which shows a robot being used to...
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