Making like The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, a man hid inside a furniture box
at Kmart until closing time and, according to police, swept the jewelry department nearly clean of merchandise early yesterday.
But it wasn't a sentimental change of heart that foiled this heist. [more]
I saw this in an episode of "Master Minds" on court tv. Best show in the world. Anyways guy is a convict and stays at a toys'r'us for a long time. This isn't something new. I bet most get away and stay only a short time.
It is a smart idea for him to stop running to walk so that he can get caught by the cop. If he have kept running, maybe they would not have caught him. He is very smart enough to prevent the store from increasing it prices to cover it 'what would have been it NET LOSS'.
When someone shoplift, the prices go up to cover the cost of the missing item.