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This Thief Stuffed A Live Snake Down His Shirt In A Pet Shop And Tried To Make A Run For It

by Gwendolyn Plummer
Gwen is a writer, reader, hockey fan, concert goer, and lunchtime enthusiast.

When it comes to getting away with stealing, some thieves feel like they have to get creative.

A pair of thieves in Phoenix recently got both creative and daredevilish when they tried to steal two snakes from a local pet store.

There are only so many ways you can sneak away with a live animal, especially one as prone to escape as a snake. Hoping to get away with their unusual crime, the thieves slid one snake into a handbag and the other down the front of the man’s shirt.

I can’t even imagine what it must feel like to have a slithering snake underneath your T-shirt, but that apparently didn’t phase this thief in the slightest!

However, an employee confronted them as they were making their way out of the store. Once the pair had gotten outside, the shop owner ran after them and confronted them in the street.

He was able to get one of the snakes back after the man took off his shirt, but the thieves did get away with the snake in the handbag. After the store owner took to Facebook to expose the thieves, the other snake was returned unharmed.

Check out the video below to learn more about this unusual robbery, and please SHARE this story on Facebook!

Footage and photos provided by WTMJ Milwaukee

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