Notorious 86-year old jewel thief strikes again
ATLANTA, GA (CNN) – She’s done it again! Infamous jewel thief Doris Payne is facing yet another theft charge–this time in Georgia.
Police say the 86-year-old swiped a $2,000 diamond necklace from a store inside an Atlanta-area mall…or at least she tried to.
Police say she slipped it in her back pocket Tuesday, but was caught and taken to jail. Payne has stolen about $2 million worth of jewelry over the last six decades…all over the world. Her crimes are the subject of a 20-3 documentary. Payne has said she does it for the thrill.