Robber Forgets to Log Out of Facebook, Gets Arrested [VIDEO]

Sonia Paul

Two Colombian criminals almost got away with robbing an Internet cafe, but one of them checked Facebook first -- and ended up being identified and arrested because he forgot to log out.

The two men were in the neighborhood of Calima, north of Cali, Colombia when they stepped into an Internet cafe to surf the web. The two men whipped out guns at the cash register to demand money and made a clean getaway on a motorcycle.

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After the men escaped, an employee at the cafe called the police turning in information from the Facebook page that led to his arrest.

The incident that was first reported in Spanish. An MSNBC reporter made sure to verify the original account before publishing an article in English.

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No reports have surfaced yet regarding the other robber.

Do you recall any embarrassing moments stemming from not logging off of Facebook on a public computer? Tell us in the comments.

This story originally published on Mashable here.