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The following was reported on Ananova website, An Italian burglar was caught after failing to steal a digital camera which she had used to take a picture of herself.
Lucia di Matta, 46, took jewellery and other valuables from a flat in Turin, but left the camera with her picture on it after she decided it was old and not worth stealing.
An Italian police spokesman said: "She put it down on a table without realising that she had accidentally taken her own picture with it."
Police identified her after the owner of the flat came back to find the money and jewellery missing but the extra picture on his digital camera.
The woman was given a suspended sentence and ordered to return the money and valuables to her victim.