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Lingerie thief identified by tattoo

Posted By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com   |   Feb. 26, 2013 at 10:17 AM   |   Comments

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Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The next time Jose Angel Perales Jr. decides to rob a lingerie store, he might want to keep his clothes on.

Perales broke into Dr. John's Lingerie Boutique in Davenport, Iowa, early on the morning of February 17. According to the Muscatine Journal, he grabbed several items before going into the manager's office and stripped naked.

Authorities identified him by a tattoo on his back, "Perales," spotted on the surveillance video. Police were able to compare the video to Iowa's mug shot database and tracked him down.

He was arrested February 22, and charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree theft.

The affidavit said Perales spent about two hours wandering around the store, trying on various items, and ultimately left the shop wearing a stolen blonde wig and dress.

Perales could face up to seven years in prison if convicted.

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