Young thief really ought to wear costume only for trick-or-treating11/11/2012
Lots of kids play dress up, however, most don’t proceed to use those disguises for armed robberies. That is exactly what 16-year-old Miles Alura did in London, stealing about $238,000 worth of jewelry from two jewelry stores. The schoolboy dressed first as a Rastafarian with waist-length dreadlocks and then as an old man with a balding head and a shaggy grey beard, giving his heists a "Scooby-Doo" flair. In each case, he and an accomplice completed the robberies by threatening the store employees with imitation handguns. Alura admitted to conspiracy to rob, possession of an imitation firearm, and robbery and has been sentenced to five years in prison. [Source]
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