Jewel Heist Suspect Abigail Lee Kemp Weeps in Court

The suspect in a string of brazen jewel heists across the South wept on Monday as she was led out of court following her arraignment, NBC News reported.

Abigail Lee Kemp, 24, maintained her composure for most of the brief hearing, but tears began to fall when U.S. marshals put handcuffs on her and ushered her out while friends and family watched in silence.

The ex-waitress is accused of sticking up six jewelry stores in five states since April that netted $4 million worth of bling.

The case attracted wide attention because the bandit was a woman so bold she didn't bother to wear a mask. And court documents released Monday show she didn't do much to cover her tracks, either.

The FBI used data from cell towers to identify Kemp, 24, as the bandit who waltzed unmasked into jewelry outlets in five states, whipped out a gun, herded workers into back rooms and emptied cases, an affidavit says.

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