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Pickpocket Alert.

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Yorkshireman, 14 Apr 2008.

  1. Yorkshireman

    Yorkshireman New Member

    Police are urging visitors to city centres to be especially vigilant for new gang
    operating a slick routine that is aimed at stealing from unwary persons.

    They say that the gang usually comprises four members.

    While the three younger ones, all appearing to be cute and innocent,
    divert their "mark" (or intended target) with a show of friendliness and fun,
    the fourth - the eldest of this gang of criminals - sneaks in from behind the
    person's back to expertly rifle undetected through their pockets and bags for any
    valuables being carried.

    The attached picture taken from CCTV operating in the inner city
    shows the gang in operation.

  2. col

    col Veteran

    nearly had me there.
  3. I fell for it.
  4. numbnuts

    numbnuts Guru

    North Baddesley
    very good:smile:
  5. Maz

    Maz Guru

    Damn - another pic I can't see at work! :B)
  6. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Staff Member

    is that a dollar bill? :B)
  7. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    Well spotted Alecs, these American ducks are smart!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  8. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

  9. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    York, UK
    Do you want me to audio describe for you?

    Woman is crouching down on a pavement, smiling, extending her hand to a trio of cute ducklings. Meanwhile, a mother duck is reaching into her handbag, which is on her shoulder, but at ground level because she's crouched down, and is removing a bank note from it.:biggrin:
  10. Maz

    Maz Guru

    You're alright, you are, Arch.
    Cheers...I mean, ta duck.
  11. ColinJ

    ColinJ Hillfinder General

    No, you've got it wrong!

    A mother duck is anxious to get to her new job at KwakSave and is paying a woman to babysit.
  12. stephec

    stephec Legendary Member

    Smarter than the average American by the look of it. ;):biggrin::biggrin: