A tip for all job-seekers: Stealing from the business you’ve just applied to doesn’t prove how skilled you are at handling money.
Indiana police arrested two teens after one of them stole money from a ice cream store’s tip jar. But in a model of efficiency, the boys didn’t enter the business just to steal from it — they also applied for jobs there.
An employee at Pat’s Ice Cream parlor in Valparaiso told police that the teens had submitted applications, and she went into the back room to file the paperwork. While there, she heard the sound of change clattering, and as came back to the store-front, she saw one of the boys grab the paper bills from the tip jar and bolt outside.
The shop worker chased down and caught one of the boys, who then turned over $2. He told police that he wasn’t the one who stole, but he gave the store $2 of his own money to avoid getting into trouble.
Both boys were caught and arrested on charges of theft. No word on if either have received an interview with the ice cream shop.