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Woman fled with ring, Kratie shop owner says

Woman fled with ring, Kratie shop owner says

If you're going to buy expensive jewellery, you’ll likely want to try it on. But this presents a serious risk to jewellers, as tales in the Police Blotter often reveal.

On Tuesday, a store in Kratie town was the latest victim to a common ruse used by canny thieves – ask to try on an item and then flee with it.

In this case, the 35-year-old female thief fled with a ring but was caught soon after and confessed. She has been sent to court. DEUM AMPIL

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