Women Used Their Fat to Shoplift: Police

4 pairs of boots, 3 pairs of pants hidden under folds
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2010 4:08 PM CST
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(Newser) – Two Oklahoma women are accused of using their body fat to shoplift, AOL News reports. Police arrested two friends, Ailene Brown, 28, and Shmeco Thomas, 37, on suspicion that they'd used their ample physiques to try to sneak $2,600 in shoes, jeans, and accessories out of a store. The total tally comes to something like four pairs of boots, three pairs of pants, gloves, and a wallet, police say.

"These two individuals were actually concealing them in areas of their body where excess skin was, underneath their chest area and up around their armpits," an officer said. Click here for more.

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