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Robber Forgot To Log Out Of Facebook, Got Arrested

We've all been there - logged on to Facebook, stalked a profile or six, inanely liked a photo of a cat, then closed the browser without logging out. However, when you're a criminal, such a blasé attitude should really be polished, as such a slack approach could land you in jail. Just ask the two Colombian criminals who nearly got away with robbing an Internet cafe, except for one minor detail. Forgetting to log out of Facebook, naturally.

The two robbers were in the neighbourhood of Calima, Cali, when they visited the Internet cafe. After pulling their guns out demanding money from the cash register, the pair made their getaway on a motorbike - but they didn't get too far, after one of the robbers failed to log out of their Facebook account.

One of the cafe's employees found the still logged-in profile and after handing the information to the police, the robber was promptly arrested.

However, no further details concerning the other robber have surfaced as of yet.

Sometimes our greatest strength is our greatest weakness - procrastinating.

Source: Mashable

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