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Police looking for smash-and-grab suspect who was more 'slip-and-slide'

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Surveillance video from the latest robbery on Wednesday showed a male suspect jumping over the counter to grab money from the register. The female suspect followed, but had trouble getting over the counter, slipping and falling on her rear end. She grabbed packs of cigarettes, but struggled mightily once again trying to clear the counter.

Her getaway was not clean either. The store owner told WXYZ that while the robbers broke the glass on the front door to enter, the female suspect could have just unlocked the door from the inside to leave. Instead, she climbed through the door's broken glass pane to escape, where she landed on her buttocks on her way to the getaway car, which police believe was driven by a female suspect.

Despite the poor execution, the trio made off with about $3,000, the Oakland County Sheriff's Office told WXYZ. Authorities are working with Crime Stoppers to capture the suspects.

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