Anglican Samizdat

August 26, 2009

Burqa burglars

Filed under: Islam — David Jenkins @ 12:14 am

It was only a matter of time before the stocking over the head was replaced by a burqa: now it’s happened:

Police are searching for a burqa-clad man who helped steal designer watches worth £150,000 in an armed robbery yesterday.

The man and two accomplices, armed with a handgun and an axe, burst into Michael Jones Jewellers on the High Street in Banbury, Oxfordshire, at about 2.20pm.

The incident is the latest in a spate of ‘burqa robberies’ where thieves conceal their identity with the full-body garment typically worn by Muslim women.

Reminds me of this:


1 Comment

  1. Oh David! Sister Josephine is wonderful!! Thanks for my giggle on a day when some of us have to meet and discuss “highway robbery”!!

    Comment by Jennifer — August 26, 2009 @ 9:33 am

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