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Cops say robber was foiled by his own saggy pants

A would-be Brooklyn robber was quickly nabbed by police after he repeatedly tripped over his own sagging pants while trying to flee.
Brooklyn, NY (WSYR-TV) – A would-be Brooklyn robber was quickly nabbed by police after he repeatedly tripped over his own sagging pants while trying to flee.

According to police, 21-year-old Joel Donaldson punched his victim and then stole her phone around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday and then tried to run away but was slowed by his own pants, which kept slipping down.

The New York Post reported that the man fled about one block before his pants fell down around his ankles.

An officer who had been directing traffic tackled him.

Donaldson was charged with robbery.

For a more complete report, visit the New York Post website.

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