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Cross-dressing man with 'full-grown beard' steals from Detroit shop in armed robbery - video

2015 has definitely been the year of the cross-dressing thief

Jack Simpson
Wednesday 20 May 2015 09:40 BST
The man was said to be sporting a dress, handbag and fully grown beard
The man was said to be sporting a dress, handbag and fully grown beard (Detroit Police)

The world has definitely seen a spike in the number of cross-dressing thieves in 2015.

In February, it was the cross-dresser who threatened to blow up a McDonald’s if he was not given the contents of the restaurant’s tills.

While in Victoria, Australia, a man dressed in drag made off with hundreds of pounds during the armed robbery of a service station in April.

Now, Detroit is the latest city to be terrorised by a transvestite after a shop was robbed by an armed man sporting a handbag, purple dress and "full-grown beard and moustache".

In the video released by Detroit Police yesterday, the 6ft tall man is seen entering the Walgreens drug store in the city’s westside.

After browsing for a couple of minutes, the man pulls out a gun on the shop’s cashier and instructs him to put the money from the till into his handbag.

Police are now on the hunt for the thief and have described him as a 6ft black male about , with a full beard and moustache.

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