Eight CCTV cameras bust 'Mr Stupid'

CCTV store blag goes titsup

Michael Adams is known to his friends as "Mr Stupid", while UK tabloid the Sun classifies him as "Britain's dumbest thief". And no wonder, since the bungling blagger lifted a laptop from a Manchester CCTV store while no less than eight cameras recorded the sorry scene for posterity.

After getting his collar felt at a bus stop following his somewhat-less-than-perfect crime, Adams admitted: "I was drinking and I've gone looking for something to rob."

For his trouble, Adams now has a community order to contend with and, doubtless, a ten-year sentence of smart comments and jibes from his loyal friends. ®

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