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A US man was arrested after he held up a convenience store with a stick - then tried to make his getaway on a lawn mower.
Police say Ricky New, 45, of Aiken, South Carolina, has been charged with assault and armed robbery following the "stick up".
He is accused of walking into the Kent's Korner store where he ordered the clerks to "give me your damn money", reports the Aiken Standard.
He began to hit one of the clerks with the stick, said sheriff's office spokesman Capt Elwell.
She threw her arm up to protect herself from the attack and was struck on the arm several times.
"She was bruised, but she is OK," Capt Elwell added.
"He received an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene on his getaway vehicle - a Craftsman riding lawn mower."
Sheriff's deputies caught up with Wood, who had disguised his identity but putting a white tower over his head, a short time later.