Tuesday 20 August 2019

Florida man arrested after breaking into a restaurant and cooking himself a hamburger

Patrick Benson broke into two restaurants and in one case, fired up the grill before stealing the safe.

Florida man Patrick Benson was arrested for burglary, grand theft and attempted burglary (Martin County Sheriff’s Office)
Florida man Patrick Benson was arrested for burglary, grand theft and attempted burglary (Martin County Sheriff’s Office)

By Megan Baynes, PA

A Florida man has been arrested after he broke into a restaurant and made himself a hamburger.

Patrick Benson, 34, was caught on video inside two Jensen Beach restaurants — one of which was a Wendy’s — after hours.

He used bricks and large rocks to break the glass windows and enter the properties in Martin County, FL.

Martin County Sheriff’s Office said: “Once in, he casually worked his way around the establishments and selected the items he was going to steal.

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Posted by Martin County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, June 29, 2019

“In one case, he fired up the grill and cooked himself a hamburger before stealing the safe.”

He attempted to do the same at a petrol station, but was unable to gain entry.

He has been charged with burglary, grand theft and attempted burglary, alongside other additional charges.

He remains at the Martin County jail.

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