Robber Flees Into Circuit City
It's not so rare for robbers to flee Circuit City. But one man apparently fled into the store after committing a parking lot robbery. According to the Web site of the Somerville Journal in Massachusetts, a man was sitting in his car outside a Circuit City store when another man entered the vehicle and demanded cash. After robbing the victim, the paper said, the thief fled into the store. It is unclear if he used the proceeds to purchase anything.
Nine Laptops Stolen From Wal-Mart
A pair of thieves were caught on camera stealing nine laptops from a South Carolina Wal-Mart. According to TV station WSAZ, the two men pried open the store's computer case with a crow bar before helping themselves to the computers, smuggling them out of the store in a tote bag and then fleeing the scene. Security cameras caught the entire theft on tape; it has been posted to the station's Web site.
Homeless Woman Caught Stealing DVDs
A homeless woman in North Carolina was arrested and charged with stealing 23 DVDs- at a combined value of over $500- from an area Wal-Mart. The woman, who stole 17 copies of "Hellboy II" and 15 of "Get Smart," was jailed on a $500 secured bond, the Gaston Gazette newspaper reported.