Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Wearing a Burka a Great Disguise for a "Smash and Grab," Not So Great When You Want to Make a Quick Getaway

A cautionary tale from the Daily Mail:
Two brothers today admitted their part in a £1.5million smash-and-grab raid on Selfridges in London by a gang masquerading as burka-wearing women.
Sam Curtin, 24, and Connor Groake, 19, were members of a six-strong group who mingled with shoppers before smashing open display cabinets in the evening attack at the department store.
They snatched 42 luxury watches before attempting to make their escape on a stolen moped, but were arrested after crashing the vehicle and being held by members of the public...

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