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Shoplifting suspect arrested after posting selfie in stolen outfit
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An Illinois woman chose the worst possible time to take a selfie.

Danielle Saxton, 27, was arrested for retail theft at a southern Illinois boutique earlier this month, the Associated Press reports. After the arrest, Saxton posted Facebook photos of herself — wearing a stolen dress.

Kert Williams, co-owner of Mortie's Boutique, from which the dress as well as jewelry were stolen, posted about the missing items on Facebook, and others who saw Saxton's photo reported it to the police.

According to Williams, this isn't the first incident of social media helping his store stop theft. "We've had an instance before where we caught the people, you know, posting on Facebook," Williams told local news channel WSIL-TV. "It's a way of shame."

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