A security camera at a New Mexico animal clinic caught a porch pirate on camera wearing a T-shirt with a sentimental slogan calling her dead father an 'angel.' The clinic owner says the thief is sure no angel.
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Porch pirate with shirt honoring late father caught on surveillance camera

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The woman was wearing a T-shirt honoring her deceased father, according to KRQE-TV. The memorial shirt said, “My dad, forever my angel. Always on my mind, forever in my heart.”

The woman’s image has been forever captured on security cameras at the Meddleton Equine Clinic and the shirt might even help police catch her.

“It’s pretty shocking and disturbing,” clinic owner Mark Meddleton told KRQE.

"You think it'd be meaningful," Meddleton said. "You wouldn't think she would be wearing that running around committing larceny."

It seems the woman and an accomplice showed up at the clinic minutes after a UPS truck made the delivery.

Luckily, they didn’t get away with much, Meddleton said.

“I had some supplies from Amazon,” he said. “Some ivory liquid that we use for cleaning and some paper towels. A couple of things like that.”

Still, he valued the stolen goods at around $1,000, the news station reported.

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In addition to the startling T-shirt, police also got a make on the thieves’ car, an older model, red Ford Escape.

They’re searching for the suspects in the crime. 

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