Phone Thief Posts His Pic on Victim's Facebook Page
... by mistake, smoking dope
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 9, 2013 1:45 PM CST
This isn't the guy, but it's still a good photo.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Talk about dopey: Cops say a New York man stole a woman's cell phone, photographed himself smoking dope with it, and posted the pic on her Facebook page by mistake. She had apparently set up the phone to post photos automatically on Facebook. He allegedly grabbed the 27-year-old victim's phone last Sunday at around 3am and ran off. Soon after, she spotted the photo on her Facebook page and called the cops. Police are investigating but still haven't identified the perp, the New York Post reports.

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SuperLemonTony
Mar 10, 2013 3:21 PM CDT
Silly negros...
TessTalks
Mar 9, 2013 6:44 PM CST
I think his photo is also in Webster's dictionary when you look up, "dumb as shit."
quaoar
Mar 9, 2013 4:32 PM CST
How are the police going to identify one young white guy in a city that huge from a photo like that - and why would they spend the money and the man hours necessary to do it? It's a lot like trying to identify a particular spot in a particular forest from a random snapshot of some trees. It's not going to happen - except on TV. The kid probably realized the odds of being identified were pretty slim and did it to taunt the victim - and everyone else. So, maybe he's not dumb. Maybe he's smart.