Bungling bookstore burglar gets backpack stuck in door — while wearing it
Footage has emerged of a bungling Collins Street bookstore robber who got trapped in sliding doors by his backpack.
The thief, holding a cup of drink, was stuck for a time because he didn’t think to take off his backpack, which is lodged between the giant doors.
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The man later smashes a security door and left the store struggling to carry a heavy, small safe.
The theft occurred last Thursday and the robber is still on the run.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.