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neonr4in ([personal profile] neonr4in) wrote2015-03-17 09:40 pm

Well, this is very bad strategy for criminals

 When read this on Techdirt, I think sometimes a dumb criminal badly utilize their gadget, and the results ? nothing good.

But, in what may be a first, today we bring you a UK man who proactively used social media to post the location of his to-be-committed robbery before then committing said robbery. Not surprisingly, it didn't take long for the public and the police to put two and two together.

Andrew Hennells, 32, posted a comment on his profile which read: "Doing. Tesco. Over" at 19:25 GMT on 13 February. Just 15 minutes later, after he had held up the King's Lynn store, police caught Hennells with a knife and £410.