Pickpockets Get Caught in the Act Trying to Steal from a Guy Taking a Video Using a Selfie Stick

Most criminals rely on stealth to boost the chances of their success in pulling off a felony. This rings particularly true for thieves who need to be under the radar to get away with it.

 

 

 

 

But one thief probably missed a few classes in Stealing 101 when he was caught on camera trying to pick the pocket of a victim who was shooting a video using a selfie stick.

 

 

Pickpocket

 

 

While the man was weaving through a large crowd gathered to see the Pope celebrate mass in Quito, Ecuador’s capital city, the pickpocket can be seen following his prey as he attempted to steal from him with his accomplice.

 

 

Caught Stealing

 

 

I guess that’s another good use for a selfie stick.

 

 

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