Employees, Patron Subdue Robber With Serving Spoon

(AP) Two supper club employees and a patron subdued a robber with their might _ and a spoon. Joey Geraci, 39, was charged Monday with felony armed robbery. Geraci was accused of entering Williams Supper Club through a kitchen door, grabbing a teenage female employee and demanding money at about 10 p.m. Friday.

Lt. Andrew Kraus said Geraci wore a motorcycle helmet and claimed he had a weapon.

Kraus said the chef then hit Geraci in the helmet with a large serving spoon and put him in a headlock. The three held the man on the ground. Police eventually had to shock him with a Taser.

Geraci is also charged with possessing drug paraphernalia.

Attorney Brad Christensen said he hadn't seen the criminal complaint and had no comment.

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