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Paging Flip Wilson

A Walmart security officer caught a woman shoplifting, but the shoplifter assaulted the officer and got away. The assault raised the crime to robbery, and Cinnaminson, Penn., police had a suspect: during her escape the thief dropped her purse, which contained her driver’s license. Jeanne Jones, 22, allegedly admitted to the crime, saying “the devil got into her,” said Detective Sgt. William Covert. “People like that keep me employed,” the detective said. “We’re not talking rocket science here.” (RC/Philadelphia Daily News) ...Don’t I know it, brother!
Original Publication Date: 29 August 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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