Say What?!: South Korean Gets Plastic Surgery Ahead of Robbery Spree

| March 31, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea – Police in South Korea say a man who was jailed for theft a decade ago had plastic surgery to obscure his identity and embark on a nine-month robbery spree beginning last April that netted cash and goods worth more than $479,000.

The 35-year-old-man was arrested on March 23 for 87 cases of robbery across the country, a police officer in the city of Incheon said by telephone.

The police officer said the suspect, who had been jailed for robbery in 2005, underwent surgery to alter the structure of his jaw and also procedures to stretch his limbs to gain height.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/30/us-southkorea-robbery-idUSKBN0MQ0SJ20150330.


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