Legendary 86-year-old jewel thief caught again stealing $2,000 necklace

By Park Sae-jin Posted : December 15, 2016, 21:00 Updated : December 15, 2016, 21:00


A legendary 86-year-old international jewel thief was caught stealing again just outside Atlanta.

The Dunwoody city police spokesperson said Wednesday that the notorious jewelry thief Doris Payne was arrested at a department store Tuesday after she stole a $1,995 diamond necklace in her pocket and leave the store. The police said that she now faces a shoplifting charge.

Payne is a notorious jewel thief who used over 22 aliases during her life of crime. She is known by the authorities of many countries to have stolen a total of more than an estimate of 2 million dollars. Her criminal career includes more than 20 arrests over the world from her childhood.

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