Friday, September 07, 2007

Clever Criminals

You know, just sometimes, you do find criminals who are a little bit clever. This bunch in Uruguay seem pretty smart:

Three thieves robbing a sporting goods store in Uruguay spent half an hour waiting on customers before making their getaway with merchandise and the money from the till, police said on Wednesday.

The armed gang held up the store in an upper-middle-class neighborhood of the capital, Montevideo, on Tuesday. They locked up one store employee in a back room and forced another clerk to hand over money and sporting goods.

Then some customers came in, and the robbers sold them goods for about 30 minutes before jumping into a truck where a driver was waiting for them.

If there's not enough in the store to make it worth robbing, do a little bit of work to make sure there's more. Why not?

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