Saturday 18 January 2020

This thief's attempted smash and grab is the ultimate fail

A little stealth might go a long way.

By Isabel Togoh

Meet the world’s most conspicuous thief.

Maryland Police in the States are hunting a man who stole a digger, in hopes of smashing an ATM in Prince George’s County and grabbing the bounty in the early hours of June 1.

The high-risk, low reward strategy – in full view of CCTV – left him without a penny.

However, he managed to cause $10,000 (£7,740) worth of damage to the machine, which was ripped up by the digger’s claw.

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