Amateur Robbers Romantic Kiss Leads To Arrest Of Two Thieves

This kiss was then shared on social media which soon led to a police tip-off. Lei Yu, 19, and his girlfriend 18-year-old Xiang Ch'iu were arrested after police analyzed the footage.

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Lei Yu , 19, and his girlfriend 18-year-old Xiang Ch'iu play

Lei Yu, 19, and his girlfriend 18-year-old Xiang Ch'iu

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What happens when two teenage thieves on the job decide to go out of their way and enjoy themselves romantically. A kiss between the two thieves who robbed a store in China has proved to be their undoing.

Unbeknownst to the couple, CCTV cameras were capturing their every move as the pair stopped to enjoy a smooch after stealing $420 from a cash register at a shop in the Sichuan Province.

This kiss was then shared on social media which soon led to a police tip-off. Lei Yu, 19, and his girlfriend 18-year-old Xiang Ch'iu were arrested after police analyzed the footage.

Store owner Gong Chen said the thieves were "amateurs” because they didn’t take anything of value in the store apart from the cash.

"There were cameras and laptop computers and smart phones and they left it all behind because they were so busy kissing.”

"That kiss was their undoing.

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