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Old 06-15-2010, 08:18 PM   #1
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Talking Third time is NOT a charm apparently...


From http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/asi...c/10300151.stm

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Smash and grab raid fails as burglar hit by own rock

He tried once, he tried again, he tried a third time - but each attempt to break the shop window rebounded on him.

The still unidentified burglar was throwing a rock at a shop in Wellington, New Zealand, which sells skateboards and streetwear.

But the rock just kept bouncing back and knocking him on the head until he, and a watching accomplice, gave up.

Police say they hope the experience has knocked some sense into the burglar.

Detective Sergeant Mark Scott said the two offenders were caught on camera trying to smash a window of Empire Skate, in Herd Street, Chaffers Marina before dawn.

"We can see from the CCTV images, one of the offenders is seen throwing a rock at the window which then comes down and hits him on the head, at which point they flee the scene."

Police are now asking for witnesses to come forward as they continue to try to identify the failed burglars.
Hint, maybe if the police looked for a guy with a really BIG BUMP on his noggin. LOL!
 
Old 06-15-2010, 08:47 PM   #2
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ROTFL
Good one!
 
Old 06-15-2010, 09:06 PM   #3
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Now if only they would release the footage onto youtube.
 
Old 06-16-2010, 03:37 AM   #4
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I think I've heard of this happening before. Certainly shop windows are tough and throwing a rock at them usually doesn't break them.
 
Old 06-16-2010, 06:53 AM   #5
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LOL
You'd think being hit on the head once would be enough, wouldn't you?
 
Old 06-16-2010, 07:07 AM   #6
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Not really! This type of criminal is not always the sharpest knife in the drawer.

 
Old 06-16-2010, 08:29 AM   #7
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Now if only they would release the footage onto youtube.
I would like to see that.
 
Old 06-16-2010, 08:51 AM   #8
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He should have cut out the middleman (the rock), and headbutted the window.
 
Old 06-16-2010, 09:03 AM   #9
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He should have cut out the middleman (the rock), and headbutted the window.
Yea, it was the rock's fault. Just wasn't up to the job.
 
Old 06-16-2010, 05:35 PM   #10
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That man needs a better rock!
 
  


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