Proving that there are opportunistic thieves everywhere, a woman
who had been directed to a full-body scanner at Indianapolis
International Airport on Sunday had her purse stolen by another
women in the security line.
The passenger from New York had placed her personal items on the
conveyor belt for x-ray, but was then directed to the body scanner.
When she went to retrieve her belongings, she discovered that her
purse had been taken from the plastic bin.
Television station WRTV reports that a review of the security
tapes identified the thief, Tatiana Brown from Virginia, who was
later caught in another part of the terminal. Brown, who was
traveling with her 3-year-old daughter, was arrested and charged
with theft. The child was left in the custody of her