Alleged Shoplifter Makes A Run For It, Loses Pants

Always dress for the task at hand. If you’re going on a long hike, wear layers. Going to the beach? Put on some sunscreen. Suspicious clouds in the sky? Pack an umbrella. And if you’re going shoplifting, for gosh sakes, make sure your clothes fit properly. And put on some underpants.

A New Zealand woman did not heed either of these key pieces of advice, and it led to her capture and humiliation. Well, maybe she should have tried not shoplifting first. Employees at the boutique in Takapuna, New Zealand recognized the suspect from previous visits. The sole employee working at the time says that the shopper claimed to have something on hold, and ran off with a pricey bag as the clerk headed for the back of the store to get the alleged hold items.

“Everyone was laughing at her because her pants had fallen down and she wasn’t wearing any knickers,” the clerk told reporters. Gosh, isn’t that every criminal’s nightmare?

Shoplifter nicked without knickers [Stuff]