“Cops capture one-legged thief who stole cell phone from woman at laundromat,” claims a New York Daily News headline that (of course) the Drudge Report links to:
This guy was no one-armed bandit, but he did hop into a Brooklyn laundermat on one leg and swipe a worker’s cell phone.
Predictably, the suspect didn’t get far before cops – relying on victim Marlene Ramos‘ description of the unusual thief and his accomplice – caught up to him.
“I said. ‘You can’t miss them – one has both legs the other just doesn’t,'” said Ramos, an attendant at Dirtbusters on Atlantic Ave.
“He’s a one-legged thief.”
No word yet if the thief turned to crime after a failed career in acting: