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#Thief

# thief - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 13,073 Views 39 Comments

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

# thief - Thursday 18 May, 2017

An Post agent who cheated pensioners out of their welfare with 'cock and bull story' avoids jail
# Missing Welfare Payments
# Missing Welfare Payments

An Post agent who cheated pensioners out of their welfare with 'cock and bull story' avoids jail

May 18th 2017, 6:10 AM 31,672 Views 34 Comments

Maureen Walsh had told welfare recipients that she didn’t have money at the time to pay them.

# thief - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Tom Hardy catches 'motorcycle thief' after chase in London
# Mad Tom
# Mad Tom

Tom Hardy catches 'motorcycle thief' after chase in London

Apr 25th 2017, 10:28 PM 28,292 Views 18 Comments

The actor is known for his roles in action films such as Mad Max.

# thief - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers
# Can't Stand Up Now
# Can't Stand Up Now

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers

Jan 28th 2016, 9:30 PM 33,981 Views 37 Comments

His pants were taped shut.

# thief - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

85-year-old jewel thief arrested - 10 years after swearing she'd retired
# Diamonds Are Forever
# Diamonds Are Forever

85-year-old jewel thief arrested - 10 years after swearing she'd retired

Oct 28th 2015, 9:11 AM 13,582 Views 8 Comments

Doris Payne was arrested after allegedly pocketing a pair of earrings.

# thief - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Man jailed for stealing a woman's handbag as she lay dying on a roadside
# Manchester
# Manchester

Man jailed for stealing a woman's handbag as she lay dying on a roadside

Jul 18th 2015, 7:00 AM 26,561 Views 10 Comments

The woman had fallen from a bridge.

# thief - Thursday 14 May, 2015

This robber met his match when his victim set about him with a rather large umbrella
# Vigilante Justice
# Vigilante Justice

This robber met his match when his victim set about him with a rather large umbrella

May 14th 2015, 3:41 PM 25,378 Views 34 Comments

The thief was trying to break into a beer cage in Nenagh, Co Tipperary.

# thief - Sunday 26 April, 2015

A brazen thief stole an entire ice cream fridge while the store cashier was napping
# Ice Cream Bandit
From The Daily Edge
# Ice Cream Bandit

A brazen thief stole an entire ice cream fridge while the store cashier was napping

Apr 26th 2015, 10:30 AM 2,954 Views 2 Comments

Giving a whole new meaning to: “He’d sleep through anything.”

# thief - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Elderly woman (82) robbed as she lay dying in the street
# Crime
# Crime

Elderly woman (82) robbed as she lay dying in the street

Feb 8th 2015, 7:40 PM 60,143 Views 73 Comments

Irene Ditcher was struck by a lorry in Manchester.

# thief - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Bungling thief tries to steal some booze, fails hilariously
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Bungling thief tries to steal some booze, fails hilariously

Jan 20th 2015, 11:46 AM 2,269 Views 0 Comments

*shakes head*

# thief - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Naked burglar arrested after drinking alcohol in hot tub
# Oregon
# Oregon

Naked burglar arrested after drinking alcohol in hot tub

Jan 6th 2015, 9:48 PM 14,559 Views 10 Comments

The homeowners were not amused.

# thief - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys
# Faking It
From The Daily Edge
# Faking It

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys

Dec 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,391 Views 3 Comments

Nice try, but no.

# thief - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

George Hook gets his stolen credit cards back in mysterious package
# Good Karma
# Good Karma

George Hook gets his stolen credit cards back in mysterious package

Nov 25th 2014, 2:44 PM 17,161 Views 13 Comments

The radio presenter’s briefcase had been taken from his car earlier this month.

# thief - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Woman robbing Germany pharmacy distracts staff by spraying her breast milk at them
# Milky Chancer
From The Daily Edge
# Milky Chancer

Woman robbing Germany pharmacy distracts staff by spraying her breast milk at them

Oct 29th 2014, 2:24 PM 4,488 Views 3 Comments

The perfect crime.

# thief - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Bike theft could be a thing of the past...
# Pedaling Ahead
# Pedaling Ahead

Bike theft could be a thing of the past...

Aug 23rd 2014, 4:30 PM 26,016 Views 33 Comments

… thanks to an ingenious locking system that uses the bicycle’s frame as part of the lock.

# thief - Friday 25 July, 2014

Grandmother chases off purse thief with mop and bucket
# Fighting Clean
From The Daily Edge
# Fighting Clean

Grandmother chases off purse thief with mop and bucket

Jul 25th 2014, 6:00 PM 16,087 Views 5 Comments

Wiping the floor with her enemies.

# thief - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Thief caught after using an ice cream van as a getaway vehicle
# Ice See You
From The Daily Edge
# Ice See You

Thief caught after using an ice cream van as a getaway vehicle

Jul 13th 2014, 3:27 PM 1,694 Views 0 Comments

*facepalm*

# thief - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Burglar armed with knife arrested after stand-off with gardaí
# Dublin
# Dublin

Burglar armed with knife arrested after stand-off with gardaí

May 7th 2014, 11:50 AM 14,263 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí said no one was injured in the incident and the residents of the flat were not home at the time.

# thief - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Million euro paintings stolen in London in the 1970s have been recovered in Italy
# Art Robbery
# Art Robbery

Million euro paintings stolen in London in the 1970s have been recovered in Italy

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:08 AM 8,863 Views 8 Comments

The works are by French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard.

# thief - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Thief hides stolen $35,000 watch in a very safe place indeed
# Hide And Seek
From The Daily Edge
# Hide And Seek

Thief hides stolen $35,000 watch in a very safe place indeed

Apr 1st 2014, 4:34 PM 3,842 Views 6 Comments

Hint: It wasn’t in her pocket.

# thief - Monday 20 January, 2014

Thieves steal watches engraved with messages for deceased man's sons
# Burglary
# Burglary

Thieves steal watches engraved with messages for deceased man's sons

Jan 20th 2014, 10:09 AM 26,586 Views 54 Comments

Stephen Carroll passed away from cancer just two months ago and had left the watches to be given to his sons on their 18th birthdays.

# thief - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

London police search for Christmas tree thief
# Grinch
# Grinch

London police search for Christmas tree thief

Dec 24th 2013, 8:47 AM 10,239 Views 21 Comments

Scotland Yard says it is looking for a woman they believe took a small tree from a care home.

# thief - Friday 13 December, 2013

Thief twerks 'for an entire hour' before stealing packages
# Twerk It
From The Daily Edge
# Twerk It

Thief twerks 'for an entire hour' before stealing packages

Dec 13th 2013, 8:43 AM 1,845 Views 0 Comments

Everybody needs a warm-up.

# thief - Friday 1 November, 2013

Good Samaritan buys student new bike after spotting angry note to thief
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
From The Daily Edge
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Good Samaritan buys student new bike after spotting angry note to thief

Nov 1st 2013, 6:00 PM 33,081 Views 39 Comments

All’s well that ends well.

# thief - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Thief threatens to sue museum because robbery was too easy
# Cheeky
# Cheeky

Thief threatens to sue museum because robbery was too easy

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:31 PM 16,941 Views 11 Comments

Radu Dogaru is among six people on trial for last year’s spectacular three-minute heist from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam which stunned the art world.

# thief - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Real life hero confronts bike thief and wins
# The Bicycle Thief
From The Daily Edge
# The Bicycle Thief

Real life hero confronts bike thief and wins

Sep 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 24,311 Views 42 Comments

If you’ve ever had a bike stolen, you’ll find this deeply satisfying.

# thief - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Security guard tackles 'lone raider' in Dublin supermarket robbery
# Robbery
# Robbery

Security guard tackles 'lone raider' in Dublin supermarket robbery

Aug 20th 2013, 8:36 AM 18,328 Views 82 Comments

Gardaí said the man took some property from the shop and was confronted by the security guard, sustaining a number of injuries.

# thief - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

This is how you respond to an Amazon package being stolen
# Revenge
From The Daily Edge
# Revenge

This is how you respond to an Amazon package being stolen

Aug 7th 2013, 4:49 PM 2,344 Views 1 Comment

Especially if it only contained an ice cube tray and some coffee pods.

# thief - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

VIDEO: Phone thief feels the pain of a victim with martial arts training
# Pow!
From The Daily Edge
# Pow!

VIDEO: Phone thief feels the pain of a victim with martial arts training

Jul 30th 2013, 10:30 AM 959 Views 1 Comment

She takes him down. All the way down.

# thief - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Thief tries to steal woman's handbag and is immediately hit by a bus
# YEESH
From The Daily Edge
# YEESH

Thief tries to steal woman's handbag and is immediately hit by a bus

May 21st 2013, 12:15 PM 1,474 Views 2 Comments

Someone must have called the Karma police.

# thief - Monday 4 March, 2013

Woman assaulted 'a number of times' during Mayo break-in
# Assault
# Assault

Woman assaulted 'a number of times' during Mayo break-in

Mar 4th 2013, 3:17 PM 14,621 Views 20 Comments

Two masked men, both believed to be armed with knives, entered a house and asked the woman about the whereabouts of her partner.

# thief - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Police in Belfast issue appeal after assault with baseball bats during burglary
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police in Belfast issue appeal after assault with baseball bats during burglary

Mar 2nd 2013, 4:45 PM 4,028 Views 4 Comments

Shortly before midnight it was reported that three masked males carrying baseball bats forced their way into a house and assaulted the two occupants.

# thief - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport
# Diamond Heist
# Diamond Heist

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport

Feb 19th 2013, 12:05 PM 8,641 Views 29 Comments

The haul is estimated to be worth around €50 million.

# thief - Thursday 7 February, 2013

VIDEO: Watching this pickpocket will make you check your valuables
# Thievery
From The Daily Edge
# Thievery

VIDEO: Watching this pickpocket will make you check your valuables

Feb 7th 2013, 9:15 PM 17,220 Views 11 Comments

Still got your wallet there?

# thief - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Good Samaritans inadvertently assist robbery
# Fail
# Fail

Good Samaritans inadvertently assist robbery

Aug 21st 2012, 1:57 PM 5,900 Views 2 Comments

New Jersey thief made off with $400 in cash and a gold chain.