Accidental Photobomb Catches Thief in the Act



This is a photo of the Myers family posing in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison. In a background is a thief taking their stuff.

We then started to walk away when I realized my bag was missing. I went inside the building to see if someone had turned it in, but no luck. I ran outside and circled the building, but still no luck.

I then realized that I might have caught the thief on camera and I checked the shot again. When I saw the guy with his hand in my bag, I ran back inside and found the Capitol Police. They were amazing. They immediately sent out a description of the thief using the photo I took. In a few minutes, one officer had found him still in the area.


And off he went to jail. You can view a close-up shot at the link.

Link | Photo: Gizmodo

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Same here, can't figure out why they would pose for a photo after leaving their personal belongings "a mile away" and unattended? Hello? Common sense much?
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Yes that's the thing I wondered too- Where I live, even if you leave stuff at your feet without holding to it, someone is bound to snatch it right from under your eyes. So Wisconsin must be one friendly place if there ever was one.
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Looks like the daughter is doing a martial arts pose lol.
And not saying that it's right what the guy did, but why the hell did they leave their bag sitting on the step to begin with?
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