This is the moment an elderly woman steals a large bottle in a shop by stuffing it up her skirt in a flash before calmly carrying on as if nothing happened.
The OAP shoplifter was filmed by a CCTV camera in the ‘Modern’ store, located in the affluent area of Recoleta in the eastern Argentine capital Buenos Aires, and the footage was later posted on social media.
In the clip, the elderly woman is seen perusing the aisle before promptly grabbing a pink dispenser from a shelf and stuffing the item under her skirt.
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She then coolly walks away and reportedly left the store unchallenged by staff members.
Shop owner Kiara Ponce claimed that it was not the first time the woman had stolen from her store and she reportedly sent the CCTV footage to local media.
Ponce told reporters the woman left the store quickly and she was not able to chase after her.
The suspect has yet to be identified.
Ponce said: “It was a large item, I don’t know how she was able to walk so fast with the bottle down there.”
According to the shop owner, the item was valued at 900 ARS (13 GBP).
Reports said that a similar incident occurred in the same shop last year when a male shoplifter hid a fan under his jacket while also being shielded from the cameras by his girlfriend.
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