Worst Shoplifter Luck Ever: Making Your Escape in Full View of a Professional Photographer
Photos by Barry Sigman The photo that did not involve an escaping shoplifter.
Just one tip: Don't have your escape route go right by a professional photographer taking pictures.
One Sugar Land shoplifter didn't follow that guideline, and now police have a series of fine photos catching her escape as it happened. At no charge!
Photographer Barry Sigman, who shot "Drought Photos: Apocalyptic Scenes From Sugar Land" for us recently, went to the City Walk mall there yesterday looking for pics to take, and saw Ethyn Everts and his mom and shot him eating ice cream, as you can see.
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Then, he says, "I saw somebody run past me followed by another person who was yelling, 'shoplifter' over and over again."
He chased after the woman.
"When I did have to stop running, I used that time to take pictures of her," he says. "At one point she threw some things into the bushes then ran 20 yards, and for some reason she went back for them. That's when I captured her face on my camera."
"I flagged down the police and showed them a picture," Sigman says. "They were looking for a male, but they know now that it was a female."
Police are looking for the woman.
Update: They've found her, thanks to the picture, Sigman says.
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