The woman bizarrely dropped her trousers when staff caught up with her as she tried to scale a fence.
She had left the Somerfield store in Exeter with three legs of lamb.
Ok, so here's the question:
What tactical advantage does one gain by relieving oneself of one's pants? Greater mobility? Lighter weight? Is there some "Shock and Awe" factor, perhaps? Your thoughts would be appreciated.
Note the expression on the cop's face (the one with the radio). "Right, this happens all the time, wot?"