A young, inexperienced bank robber gets caught during his first heist and ends up in court. Crucial evidence – including security footage from the bank’s lobby – has gone missing. After weeks of deliberation, conflicting witness statements, a hung jury and a huge amount of frustration, the young man is found not guilty.

As the foreman states the verdict, the rather unlucky defendant pipes up, “Does that mean I can keep the money?”

Submitted by Robert Bluck

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