82-year-old caricaturist Bill "Weg" Green draw a sketch of the idiot who burgled him, and the cops used it to nab the criminal on the streets within fifteen minutes.
Police ... were initially reluctant when Mr Green offered to draw the burglar.
"I thought (the drawing) might be a stick figure or something like that." [said Senior Constable Aaron Roche of Ringwood police.]
Seconds later, Mr Green ... provided a detailed drawing of the burglar's face.
"It was amazing, the likeness was just fantastic," Senior Constable Roche said.
I give extra points to Green for drawing a goofy grin on the burglar.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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