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Gumby Robber Turns Himself In

This surveillance video taken Sept. 5 and released by the San Diego Police Dept. shows a suspect dressed like Gumby telling a convenience store clerk he is being robbed, fumbling inside the costume as if to pull a gun, dropping 27 cents and leaving. Police say the attempted robbery took place Sept.5 at a 7-Eleven in Rancho Penasquitos, Calif. A 19-year-old and an accomplice turned themselves in for the robbery on Tuesday. Story here. (AP Photo/San Diego Police Department)

Question: Did you ever own a Gumby toy or follow the pre-claymation show?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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