Two Sneaky Children Evade Police, Grab Olympic Torch During Relay In England

The Olympic torch is still weaving its way through Great Britain en route to the opening ceremony in London July 27th, but it took a brief detour this morning as two children jumped a barricade and snatched the torch from its holder in Coventry.

The children seemed harmless and probably just wanted a chance to hold the Olympic torch. The kids were ushered away by police according to the Daily Telegraph, but it seems no legal action was taken.

The torch itself is worth £495 pounds, or about $775 dollars.

(h/t Deadspin)

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