Jason Sylvain, 41, knocked over a 300-pound K5 security bot at 8:15pm while it was watching over a parking lot in Mountain View, California.
“The robot did exactly as it was suppose to do,” said Stacy Dean Stephens, vice president of marketing and sales for the robot’s manufacturer, Knightscope, to CNET.
“The ‘assault’ was detected and immediately reported,” she said. “The alarms on the robot sounded, the suspect attempted to flee the scene and was detained by one of my colleagues and me until the Mountain View Police arrived.”
Police noticed that Sylvain appeared intoxicated when they arrived at the scene.
“He claimed to be an engineer that wanted to ‘test’ the security robots,” Stephens said. “I guess he now has his answer.”
The robot has apparently recovered from its injuries and is back to work.
Honestly, team human.
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