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Jewelry Thief Leaves Cellphone Behind, Goes Back for It, Gets Caught by Police

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Not exactly a criminal mastermind.

One of the two men who robbed the City Jewelry shop in Boston was arrested later that day after he returned to the scene of the crime to retrieve the cellphone he left behind, Boston.com reports. According to the article, 34-year-old Leshawn Parrish doubled back to the shop to fetch the phone, only to find that the shop owner had locked the doors after incident, prompting him to flee again. Police obtained a description of Parrish from the owner, and then found him wandering Main Street before chasing him down on foot. The thief was formally charged with larceny in a building, disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, resisting arrest and possession of Class D substance with the intent to distribute, and informally charged with grand stupidity.

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