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#Thief

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

An Post agent who cheated pensioners out of their welfare with 'cock and bull story' avoids jail
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# 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 31,691 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Tom Hardy catches 'motorcycle thief' after chase in London

Apr 25th 2017, 10:28 PM 28,298 Views 18 Comments

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

Man arrested at a Libertines gig with 38 mobile phones stuffed down his trousers
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# 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 33,982 Views 37 Comments

His pants were taped shut.

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

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

Oct 28th 2015, 9:11 AM 13,584 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

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

May 14th 2015, 3:41 PM 25,388 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 26th 2015, 10:30 AM 2,955 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 8th 2015, 7:40 PM 60,145 Views 73 Comments

Irene Ditcher was struck by a lorry in Manchester.

Bungling thief tries to steal some booze, fails hilariously
# Whoops
# Whoops

Bungling thief tries to steal some booze, fails hilariously

Jan 20th 2015, 11:46 AM 2,274 Views 0 Comments

*shakes head*

Naked burglar arrested after drinking alcohol in hot tub
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# 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 fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys
# Faking It
# 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.

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

George Hook gets his stolen credit cards back in mysterious package

Nov 25th 2014, 2:44 PM 17,162 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 29th 2014, 2:24 PM 4,494 Views 3 Comments

The perfect crime.

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

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

Aug 23rd 2014, 4:30 PM 26,018 Views 33 Comments

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

Grandmother chases off purse thief with mop and bucket
# Fighting Clean
# 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 caught after using an ice cream van as a getaway vehicle
# Ice See You
# Ice See You

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

Jul 13th 2014, 3:27 PM 1,695 Views 0 Comments

*facepalm*

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

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

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:08 AM 8,867 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 1st 2014, 4:34 PM 3,844 Views 6 Comments

Hint: It wasn’t in her pocket.

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

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

Jan 20th 2014, 10:09 AM 26,592 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.

London police search for Christmas tree thief
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# Grinch

London police search for Christmas tree thief

Dec 24th 2013, 8:47 AM 10,240 Views 21 Comments

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

Thief twerks 'for an entire hour' before stealing packages
# Twerk It
# Twerk It

Thief twerks 'for an entire hour' before stealing packages

Dec 13th 2013, 8:43 AM 1,847 Views 0 Comments

Everybody needs a warm-up.

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

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

Nov 1st 2013, 6:00 PM 33,084 Views 39 Comments

All’s well that ends well.

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

Thief threatens to sue museum because robbery was too easy

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:31 PM 16,942 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.

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

Real life hero confronts bike thief and wins

Sep 24th 2013, 6:00 PM 24,314 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Security guard tackles 'lone raider' in Dublin supermarket robbery

Aug 20th 2013, 8:36 AM 18,331 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.

This is how you respond to an Amazon package being stolen
# Revenge
# 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.

VIDEO: Phone thief feels the pain of a victim with martial arts training
# Pow!
# 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 tries to steal woman's handbag and is immediately hit by a bus
# YEESH
# YEESH

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

May 21st 2013, 12:15 PM 1,475 Views 2 Comments

Someone must have called the Karma police.

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

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

Mar 4th 2013, 3:17 PM 14,653 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.

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

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport
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# 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.

VIDEO: Watching this pickpocket will make you check your valuables
# Thievery
# 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?

Good Samaritans inadvertently assist robbery
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# 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.