Their Attempt to Evade Arrest Goes Spectacularly Wrong

Woman crashes through store's ceiling in surveillance tape
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 29, 2018 4:53 PM CDT

The short version is that a 28-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were arrested in Alberta, Canada, at a convenience store after the clerk got suspicious about a credit card, reports the CBC. Police came and took the pair into custody—but not before separate, hard-to-believe escape attempts highlighted by the woman crashing through the store's ceiling. Digg has the video. As Deadspin puts it, this is "magnificently, almost suspiciously well-edited surveillance footage." Charges for the pair include using a stolen credit card, resisting arrest, assaulting a police officer, attempting to disarm a police officer, and resisting arrest from someone aiding the police. (Read more weird crimes stories.)

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