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Baby throttling in Boots is ok so long as you don’t shoplift

by | 18th, February 2015

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The Daily Mirror leads with the terrifying news that the “BOOTS BABY STRANGLER” is at large.

CCTV footage captured the woman leaning into a stranger’s pram in a central London branch of Boots the chemist and, reportedly, saying “That baby would rather be dead”. The woman placed her hand on the one-year-old boy’s throat for around a second.

You can watch the vide on the Mirror’s website right after an advert for bondage film 50 Shades of Grey has rolled by.

The Guardian merely slaps its logo over the free police tape:




The Daily Mail says dramatically:

The stranger grabbed hold of the one-year-old and throttled him

You might suppose that after such an unusual and horrible thing, the Boots security would detain the woman and call the police. But no. She was merely walked from the store.

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