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Theft was the crime of taking property without permission. An individual who did so was known as a thief.

The Monk unable to get into his TARDIS due to the theft of the dimensional control. (TV: The Time Meddler)

When the First Doctor stole the dimensional control from The Monk's TARDIS, the Monk was unable to get inside it, making him unable to leave 1066 England. (TV: The Time Meddler)

The theft of the dematerialisation circuit from the Master's TARDIS by the Third Doctor stranded him on Earth. (TV: Terror of the Autons)

The Fourth Doctor and Romana II became involved with the theft of the Mona Lisa by Scaroth in 1979. (TV: City of Death) Thirty years later, when the Mona Lisa reanimated in human form and made her way out of the frame, it was thought to be a theft. (TV: Mona Lisa's Revenge)

The solar system was moved and the Earth renamed Ravolox by the Time Lords to conceal the theft of information from The Matrix. (TV: The Trial of a Time Lord)

The unprecedented theft of a book from the Library of St John the Beheaded in 1887 led the Catholic Church to enlist the aid of Sherlock Holmes, who soon discovered that book was last read by the Seventh Doctor. (PROSE: All-Consuming Fire)

Christina about to pluck the Cup of Athelstan from its heavily guarded display case. (TV: Planet of the Dead)

Lady Christina de Souza was responsible for the theft of the Cup of Athelstan from the International Gallery in London. (TV: Planet of the Dead)

The Eleventh Doctor's theft of the Home Box of the Byzantium enabled him to save River Song from dying from exposure to space. (TV: The Time of Angels)

The Teller was the ultimate anti-theft method used by the Bank of Karabraxos. (TV: Time Heist)

When Tracey's belongings were stolen, all he had left were a pair of Walkman headphones. (PROSE: Hospitality)