Cops get wise to this guy's disguise

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Fugitive drug trafficker Shaun Miller, 30, thought he had devised the best getaway strategy when police surrounded his residence in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. He slipped on a wrinkled, liver-spotted mask that added about 50 years to his looks and walked out of his home. But it did not work and he was arrested by the police. Officers did, however, praise the “Hollywood quality” of his disguise, reported the Washington Post. Miller had been on the run since April.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 23, 2016, with the headline 'Cops get wise to this guy's disguise'. Print Edition | Subscribe