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Mother turns in son after police release photo

A man in the UK who robbed an oddsmaking establishment got in trouble -- with the police and with his mother -- when he removed his mask in front of a security camera, according to this report:

Lorenzo Mason's mistake was compounded when police published his picture and he was handed in by his own mother.
Mason, 21, thought he had got away with his crime when he put a scarf over his face to snatch £620 from a bookmakers at gunpoint.

Read the full story on the Daily Mail web site.

By Washington Post Editors  | October 28, 2010; 7:16 AM ET
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