140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists

07/03/2015 01:21 PM EDT
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties. Police say 140 pairs of underwear have been stolen from a northeast Pennsylvania store that's been struck by four bra heists since February. 
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Woman's parking citation tossed because of missing comma
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For sale: Former prison with mountain view, sleeps hundreds
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Pennsylvania track to start races earlier to avoid deer
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Man jailed for not paying $749 fare for 300-mile cab ride
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140 pairs of underwear stolen from store hit by 4 bra heists

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — First they took the bras. Now they've come back for the panties. Police say 140 pairs of underwear have been stolen from a northeast Pennsylvania store that's been struck by four bra heists since February. Full Story
(Matthew Mead — The Associated Press)
Be the hit of the picnic with sangria

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