Hypnotist thief on video

Italian police released video of a thief who allegedly hypnotizes clerks at supermarket registers. From the BBC News:

 Media Images 44509000 Jpg  44509460 Hypnotist203In every case, the last thing staff reportedly remember is the thief leaning over and saying: "Look into my eyes", before finding the till empty…

The cashier who was shown the video footage has no memory of the incident, according to Italian media, and only realised what had happened when she saw the money missing.