Man tries to steal – level 2

04-09-2014 07:00

A security camera video shows a man in a gold shop. He tries on a gold necklace which is worth over $3,000.

A person in the shop asks the man to return it, but he starts to talk on his phone and walks to the door. He then runs out of the shop and the saleswoman chases him. Later, shop workers caught him with the help of passers-by.

Police arrive at the scene and arrest him. He is 27 years old, and he tried to steal the necklace to pay off a gambling debt.

Difficult words: chase (follow somebody and try to catch them), passer-by (person who is walking somewhere when something happens), debt (money which you must return to somebody).

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