What is it about people stealing seafood from stores by way of stuffing it down their pants? Because when I think of a prime environment for fruits of the sea, it is not a cramped, stuffy hot pants space. Nevertheless, yet another bad consumer has been accused of pilfering seafood, this time by allegedly shoving seven frozen lobster tails down her pants.
Police in Florida say the store security guard at a Publix supermarket saw a woman shoving the tails down the front of her pants, with each one valued at about $11.99, reports the Orlando Sentinel. She then allegedly left without paying.
At least it was just the tails — a pantload of live lobsters would’ve made the whole thing even more uncomfortable for everyone, no doubt. Especially the lobsters.
In any case, police allege that the woman was planning on trading the tails for either some Chinese food or prescription pills.
That plan is not going to happen now, as the suspect was arrested and charged with theft from a merchant.
Woman stuffed Publix lobster tails down her pants, police say [Orlando Sentinel]