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Alleged one-eyed bandit accused of stealing gas clerk's prescription glasses

The clerk at the Kwik Fill at the corner of Ellicott and Jackson streets reports that an elderly white male allegedly stole his prescription glasses. The suspect was last seen walking toward Save-A-Lot and law enforcement is responding. He is described as being 5'10'' with a skinny build, wearing a flannel shirt, suspenders, a cowboy hat and he has one eye.

UPDATE 7:29 p.m.: The glasses are aviator style and the theft is allegedly on the store's film, which an officer is reviewing.

UPDATE 7:33 p.m.: The suspect has been located and police are taking him to the Kwik Fill.

Kurt Schwab
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Joined: Aug 25 2011

All that in less than 4 minutes! The police must have been keeping an eye out for him! and.....what.....no parrot?!? ....aaarrgh!

tom hunt
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Joined: Jan 31 2009

I have heard of a One Arm Bandit stealing people blind....but a One Eyed Bandit!

Tim Miller
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Joined: Jun 20 2010

Good thing the justice system isn't "an eye for an eye"... seems like this guy doesn't have too many to spare.

matt burns
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Joined: Mar 25 2013

and the theft, thats ok. i dont think thats right. theft is theft, welfare recipient or not, in every state.

Ed Hartgrove
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Joined: Dec 20 2012

Hey, Matt. Long time, no see. Say Hi to everyone at the "Dot" for me, OK?

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