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11/10/2008 03:02 PM ID: 74709 Permalink   

Shoplifter With No Arms Steals 24 Inch Television

 

Germany: A shoplifter with no arms has walked straight out of a Munich retailer with a 24" television having been assisted to clamp the set to his chest by two other people. It wasn't until later that the missing set was noticed and CCTV reviewed.

"Staff only knew about the theft after they saw one of the display TVs had been taken off its stand. It's hard to believe that the sight of an armless man walking along with a giant TV clamped to his body did not get anyone's attention," said police.

 
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  19 Comments
  
  omg  
 
we need a photo!
 
  by: JeffyP   11/10/2008 03:59 PM     
  @IX  
 
"It's hard to believe that the sight of an armless man walking along with a giant TV clamped to his body did not get anyone's attention."

I need a video to believe this.
 
  by: isuzu     11/10/2008 03:59 PM     
  Understandable  
 
if it was a flat panel, maybe he was wearing bulky clothing. Hopefully the CCTV video will be released. Pretty bad security if it was an old tube-type TV...
 
  by: nephew     11/10/2008 04:18 PM     
  @nephew  
 
Bulky clothing? The guy had a 24" TV strapped to his torso, even if he was wearing bulky clothing, surely someone would have seen him! For a start, I'm amazed nobody caught him in the act of clamping the thing to himself! Most of the electrical stores here have the TVs and things chained down and alarmed anyway.
 
  by: TabbyCool     11/10/2008 05:30 PM     
  /////////  
 
At one of our local Walmarts, a group of thieves went to the toy department and emptied a couple of large boxes. Then they took the empty boxes to electronics. They had their own key to the laptop cabinet and emptied it. They put $16,000 dollars worth of new laptops into the boxes and wheeled them right out the front door without even being noticed. They still haven't caught the culprits.
 
  by: JonSmith     11/10/2008 06:21 PM     
  At least there was no violence  
 
I mean he was just " An Armless Guy after all.."
Oh hell there getting worse....

I need a Drink..
 
  by: steve2045     11/10/2008 07:51 PM     
  wow  
 
people are really stupid to not notice a tv clamped to someguys chest with no arms. what good security that got at that store.
 
  by: usmc16   11/10/2008 07:52 PM     
  unarmed shoplifters, unite!  
 
24" = 2'.
So... he's got no hands but has 4 feet?
 
  by: damien walder   11/10/2008 11:00 PM     
  wow  
 
this is like something out of the Blue Man Group show
 
  by: captainchainsaw   11/10/2008 11:33 PM     
  Holy Crap  
 
This story must have hit fark ....its almost to 20,000 hits.
 
  by: luc1ddr3am     11/11/2008 05:23 PM     
  Ahahahahaha.  
 
nt
 
  by: NicPre     11/12/2008 01:46 AM     
  LOL  
 
This is funny! I bet the security guy is in a little trouble after this one!
 
  by: rogeratvfan   11/12/2008 08:47 AM     
  huh  
 
what an incredible thief, give yourself a round of applause...

i know that was horrible couldn't help it
 
  by: Devil Duck     11/12/2008 11:18 PM     
  @ixuzus  
 
wow 24,500 views?

that has to be some kind of record
 
  by: m.i.a.elite     11/13/2008 03:25 AM     
  @m.i.a.elite  
 
Not even close. There have been quite a few over 30k, a couple over 100k and 1 that went into the millions. It is very nice though.
 
  by: ixuzus     11/13/2008 05:47 AM     
  Clever  
 
Very deductive and clever comment Damien. Shows how to think outside of the square.
Shall we consider this act a Feet Accomple' and that when caught his liberty should be four feeted?
 
  by: nettiser   11/13/2008 11:42 PM     
  ummmm back me up here...  
 
He earned it... No arms and stealing TVs? you go BOY!
 
  by: swordfizh   07/06/2010 12:51 AM     
  @swordfizh  
 
I see you´ve been reading the archives... :)
 
  by: ixuzus     07/06/2010 01:58 AM     
  He just thought  
 
That he was in a Second Hand store!
 
  by: Doc Undies   07/10/2010 05:11 AM     
 
 
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