The woman was accompanied by a male friend, who acted as her lookout during the bizarre theftA brazen thief was caught on CCTV as she made off with £750 of electrical goods – by stuffing the items under her dress.
The up-the-skirt shoplifter struck at a Weston Radio Shack in Florida and managed to calmly walk away with more than ,000 worth of electronics hidden under her floral frock, authorities say.
Police are now seeking the public’s help to identify the woman – who casually slipped computer components under her dress – and the portly man who acted as her lookout, reports the Sun Sentinel.The theft of £750 (,140) worth of electronic kits for making specialty music, automated appliances and remote-controlled toys wasn’t discovered until an employee noticed an empty shelf about an hour later.
In the video, the couple are seen making their way up an aisle – before the both come to a stop.
Moments later, the woman suddenly parted her skirt and slipped seven small boxes beneath the flowing fabric.The man can be seen giving her a couple of boxes to add to their five finger discount as he scans the store to see if anyone is watching.
Dani Moschella, a spokeswoman for the Broward Sheriff’s Office, said: “Detectives say it appears she had a bag of some sort hidden under the fabric of her voluminous floral dress.”
With her skirt back in place and the man trailing her, the two people casually walk out of the store.