On this particular occasion, Abbey convinced the saleswoman she was in the early stages of pregnancy, and while the saleswoman bent over for a necklace from the bottom of the case, Abbey swiped a bracelet from the spinning rack on the counter.
The older woman began to package the necklace and asked: “Will that be all?”
“I’m sorry,” said Abbey. “You can put back the necklace. I just remembered I’m broke.”
The bracelet went over her wrist, as the saleswoman tapped her foot, returning the jewelry.
It was time to get smart. They’d got Capone in the end too.