A woman was arrested in Oslo on Thursday after walking out of a shopping centre with a 42-inch flat screen television between her legs.
The woman, who was accompanied by a male companion, wandered out of the Elkjøp shopping centre in the Skøyen area of Oslo with the huge item under her long flowing skirt.
A witness alerted the police after spotting the couple leaving the shopping centre.The woman was able to carry the widescreen television clasped between her legs and well hidden under her long skirt, to a nearby bus stop. The police however took up the chase and the pair were apprehended as their bus headed out of the city centre. “It is not unusual that thieves put bits and bobs under their skirts or large sweaters,” Tor Grøttom at Oslo police said.
In another incident, an inebriated Norwegian tourist managed fell asleep and travelled over a 100 metres on a baggage belt at Rome airport before being spotted on an x-ray.
When Fiumicino Airport police arrived they are reported to have had trouble rousing the sozzled man.
Despite the man’s impromptu 100m trip behind the scenes of Italy’s busiest international airport, airport police claimed that security is tight.