You just never know who might be in there
Ain't multiculturalism grand? And doesn't this open up an intriguing sidelight on the stories about France considering banning the burqa?
"Burqa-clad robbers hold up post office," from AFP, February 7 (thanks to Jockaira):
Two burqa-wearing robbers have held up a French post office using a handgun concealed beneath an Islamic-style full veil, court officials said.
Officials said postal office staff let the pair through the security double doors of the banking branch near Paris, believing them to be veil-wearing Muslim women.
Once inside, the pair flipped back their head coverings and pulled out a gun.
They made off with 4,500 euros ($7,100) seized from the staff and customers of the branch in Athis Mons, just south of Paris, according to the online edition of Le Parisien newspaper....