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December 18, 2014

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A pickpocket’s tale: The spectacular thefts of Apollo Robbins

Apollo Robbins, who is 38 and lives in Las Vegas, is a peculiar variety-arts hybrid, known in the trade as a theatrical pickpocket. Among his peers, he is widely considered the best in the world at what he does, which is taking things from people’s jackets, pants, purses, wrists, fingers, and necks, then returning them in amusing and mind-boggling ways.

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