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Bomb scare at my local bank, happening right now!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by rickstar, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. rickstar

    rickstar Elite Member

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    It's a hostage situation people.

    I'm about 500 yards away from this bank that has been taken host age by a lone gun man in Watford, UK.

    Full news report here. I'm going in the front lines, will report back.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-13629679
     
  2. d4pp3r

    d4pp3r Junior Member

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    lol as if thats happening lol you should try get some pictures sell them to the papers lol
     
  3. wannabie

    wannabie Elite Member

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    Really, I thought nothing happens at your neck of the woods?
     
  4. rickstar

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    I've got a few pictures. Sorry I couldn't give you a real time update, but this is what happened in chronological order (as FB updates)


    12:30 Bank heist, helicopters in sight. Only minutes away now.

    12:45 Where's the SWAT at?

    12:50 Bank heist. In Watford with a possible bomber.

    12:55 Am on the front lines now, need to get across the barrier somehow. I'm going on volunteer to help with years of BB gun experience.

    13:05 Who knows any shortcuts to natwest? We'll start a REVOLUTION who's with me? Get your tools out.

    13:12 Got a prime sniper position, on the roof of the highest car park in Watford, pictures coming soon.

    13:20 Just got caught by a cop and escorted down the sixth flight of stairs. These swat guys seem angryyyy.

    13:25 Do I run home and get a proper camera? Am going to try and NOT get arrested, trying to be a hero. If he blows shit up, I'm going RAMBO!

    13:27 There is nothing fun about it, we're sitting on the limit!

    13:29 Fire in the hole! I'm hit! I'm hit!

    13:30UPDATE: Someone has been arrested, 5 foot nine, dark hair, wearing a white shirt.

    13:35 Another bang is heard, cavalry running!

    13:45 He's been caught, just saw him. Dark hair, darker skin, glasses, short curly hair, didn't appear British, was laughing a little, seemed nerdy.

    13:55 Reports coming in of a second gun man, been shot three times by Swat.

    14:00 Nice! I was literally a second a way from taking a picture, stupid phone lagged up.

    UPDATE: Man in camoflage wearing a beret, and another man dressed in black with a large rucksack have left the bank.

    14:05 A police 4x4 has driven into Market Street and is stopped outside the bank.

    14:07 Got a picture of the armed men before storming. About to climb up a church chapel

    14:11 Saw two cars driving towards Watford, about to be transported to London metropolitan station or Liverpool st.

    14:15 A couple of army/military helping out.

    14:18 Bomb disposal unit has arrived.

    14:35 No longer on the chapel, in the green zone being forced to stay in a small perimeter by the police. Being kettles! Broadcast cameras around.

    14:45 I just got a TV appearance, check that out for a personal recount. I ran like 3 miles around Watford, climbed every possible stair case and roof, this was wild! Thanks for participating everyone.

    Much longer commentary available online.
     
  5. littleg2008

    littleg2008 Senior Member

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    are you ron miller ? lol
     
  6. rickstar

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    If only..

    I'm standing right beside him, just out of the frame. They turn to interview me afterwards.
     
  7. wannabie

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    What channel?
     
  8. rickstar

    rickstar Elite Member

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    Seems like it was the BBC, not particularly sure if they decide to air the video though because I revealed some rather questionable details about myself.
     
  9. Hamstamasta

    Hamstamasta Regular Member

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    The BBC are very good at cutting things out :p
     
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    ibmethatswhoib Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    hah that one got me, nice!

    "I'm going on volunteer to help with years of BB gun experience"
     
  11. Hamstamasta

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    Lol I hope my cousins are all right lol
     
  12. Maruk

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    More on this part? Just random military helping out?
     
  13. Hamstamasta

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    It will be bomb defusal squad. We don't tend to send platoons in unless its a disaster unlike in America where they call the National Guard if a cat gets stuck up a tree....
     
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  14. Maruk

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    Well since the OP mentioned the EOD separately I am wondering.
     
  15. Hamstamasta

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    Sky says there were army units there but really its a civilian matter not military...
     
  16. rickstar

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    The EOD, bomb disposal did their job, but throughout the day a couple of military members also kept guard, even saw a green beret in there.
     
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    You wasn't holding your penis while drinking a can of stella was you?


    They hate that!
     
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    Just heard about that on the radio (just as in about an hour ago...)
     
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    wow man this is interesting. Unfortunately or may be fortunately i never had this kind of situation.