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Former WWE wrestler Tyson Tomko arrested for robbery ... and shooting up in a Chili's bathroom

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In today's edition of "Crazy stories about pro wrestlers abusing drugs" we have former WWE wrestler Tyson Tomko (real name Travis Tomko), who pulled a few insane stunts just so he could get a fix.

TMZ has the sordid details:

Tyson Tomko -- who wrestled in the WWE between 2002 and 2009 -- is accused of robbing a CVS Pharmacy on October 10th ... allegedly threatening to attack the pharmacist unless he forked over several bottles of Oxycodone.

The pharmacist claims he complied -- and Tomko escaped with 210 tablets of the powerful painkiller.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, Tomko went to a nearby Chili's ... where he asked his waitress for a spoon. When the server brought him a teaspoon, he asked for a "deeper spoon" ... and when he got it, he took it to the men's room ... where he remained for 30 to 40 minutes.

Cops were eventually tipped off ... and when they arrived on the scene, one officer says Tomko had "needle marks and blood running down his arm" ... and had just flushed something down the toilet.

This is a really sad tale of yet another pro wrestler not being able to sufficiently get help for his drug issues. These are serious charges and all we can hope for is that Tomko gets treatment so he can live some semblance of a normal life. 

His being a former wrestler for WWE means he can enroll in their sponsored rehab program, which I expect will be part of his eventual sentence, whenever that comes down.

Tomko reportedly admitted to police once he was taken into custody that he has a "severe drug problem," so at least he knows his issues. Again, let's hope he gets the necessary help for him to live well day-to-day.

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