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Classic misdirection play a touchdown for thieves

A vendor selling expensive jewellery at a market was robbed on Tuesday after she failed to keep her eye on a diamond ring and necklace.

Two wily suspects pretended they wanted to exchange money at her shop, but when she turned around to deal with other customers, they managed to pinch the items from a security cash box that had been opened to change their money.

Though she howled for help upon realising the ruse, the suspects made a quick getaway. DEUM AMPIL

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