Called the NET-2000 Shooting Net Rod, this contraption “uses a charge of highly compressed air to fire a net at fleeing suspects from as far as 49 feet away.” Video after the break. Click here for one more picture.

While it doesn’t spin a web of just any old size, it does fire a huge 52 square foot net made of high strength Nylon fiber. While the device may look like an innocuous flashlight when not in use, it sure packs a wallop when fired up

[via Technabob]