10 Black Friday Horror Stories

Ousted From Old Navy
Pedestrians walk by an advertisement for Thanksgiving Day hours at an Old Navy store in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Unfortunately, shoplifters aren't a rarity. But when two women decided to steal goods from an Old Navy in Holland Township, Mich., on Black Friday in 2012, they took it a step farther. The shoplifters were stopped by a store detective in an adjacent parking lot after exiting the store with their stolen items. The detective took the goods, and the pair fled to a nearby vehicle.

But they didn't go far. As the officer attempted to write down their license plate, they circled back. One of the women pulled a gun, held up the detective and seized the merchandise. But not for long. Police caught the women and arrested them, while they were left holding the proverbial bag [source: Tunison].