18-Year-Old Thief: ‘I Steal Because I Get The Rush Out Of It'

04/07/2015 01:46 pm ET | Updated Aug 14, 2015

Chris, 18, admits that he steals four to five times a week. “I think I steal because I get the rush out of it and whatever I see I try to take it, if it looks interesting to me,” he says. Chris admits to stealing from his parents and sister — even breaking into his dad’s safe and his sister’s room — and shoplifting from stores. “I mostly steal because I don’t have the materials I need or I want,” he says, explaining that he has stolen pocket watches, knives, headphones and even money. “When I get away with it, I feel like that is a success,” he reveals.

Watch the video above to see what Chris describes as a typical day in his life, and tune in Friday to see what happens when he gets caught stealing from Dr. Phil.

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