Update, 3 p.m.: Channel 31 has posted video of the suspect. Check it out below the original item, which was published at 11:37 a.m.
Last week may have marked the first-ever iPad theft in the state of Colorado! Hooray!
Of course, the person whose new gadget was snatched from the Cherry Creek Shopping Center on April 15 probably isn't in a celebratory mood, given that his left pinkie finger was "degloved" -- meaning all the skin was peeled off -- during the robbery according to a police report that can be read in its entirety by clicking here. In the document, the responding officer speculated that surgery might be necessary -- since, presumably, there is not yet an app for regloving a pinkie.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
If you've seen the scofflaw in question, hit this link and contact the Denver Police Department. A reward is being offered -- maybe enough to buy your own iPad!
Update, 3 p.m.: Here's surveillance video from the Cherry Creek Shopping Center obtained from the Denver Police Department by Channel 31. The actual theft can be seen at approximately the clip's ninety second point: