X-Ray Finds Stolen Diamond in Thief's Stomach

September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 7:05 PM EDT

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X-Ray Finds Stolen Diamond in Thief's Stomach

September 14, 2011 Updated Sep 14, 2011 at 7:05 PM EDT

A thief in Spain who swallowed a diamond worth more than $16,000 that was stolen from a British woman was foiled after undergoing an x-ray, according to a story on FoxNews.com.

Spanish police said officers noticed a man putting his hand to his mouth during a stop at a traffic checkpoint after the woman's stolen purse was located in the vehicle. The four men in the car were arrested were forced to undergo x-rays, which led to the discovery of the diamond.

Read the FoxNews.com story HERE.