Man Casually Shoplifts While Riding Hoverboard

Thanks a lot, Back to the Future
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 11, 2015 4:14 PM CST

When hoverboards are outlawed, only outlaws will have hoverboards. British law enforcement—which has been trying to ban the "self-balancing scooters" or "mini-Segways"—released amusing surveillance footage this week showing a man in a tracksuit rolling into a London supermarket on a hoverboard, grabbing a case of Lucozade—like Gatorade, but more British—and rolling right back out the door, the Guardian reports. According to the BBC, the theft happened way back in September, but police were hoping that releasing the video would help find the suspect. It apparently worked, as Mashable reports a 19-year-old man promptly turned himself in after the video was released. (More London stories.)

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