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By Lawyers Weekly|03 March 2012

A word of warning for would-be-thieves planning their escape through a soybean field near a convent.In Missouri, a pair of nuns helped nab a man suspected of stealing from two homes on Thursday.…

A word of warning for would-be-thieves planning their escape through a soybean field near a convent.

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In Missouri, a pair of nuns helped nab a man suspected of stealing from two homes on Thursday.

When one of the nuns spotted a suspicious man from the window of the Sisters of St Francis of the Holy Eucharist convent, she headed out with another nun to the soybean field to see if he was lost or illegally hunting, reports Yahoo news.

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The nuns attempted to question the man, who was carrying a gun and boxing gloves, but he ran away into nearby woods.

In her full ankle-length habit, one of the 49-year-old nuns gave chase but was unable to keep up with the suspect.

She provided a full description to the police though, which led to the man's arrest.

Folklaw hopes next time the thief remembers the all-important commandment: thou shalt not steal.

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