Dhenkanal, Dec 10: In an interesting incident, a thief ended up eating burger and grapes kept in the refrigerator at a shop located at Hanuman temple chhak in Dhenkanal town last night post a failed loot attempt.
The incident which took place late in the night came to the notice of the shopkeeper from the CCTV footage installed at the shop namely Yummy Juice Parlour.
As per the owner of the shop, the loot attempt took place at around 1 am in the night when the parlour was shut. The accused barged into the shop by breaking the asbestos roof and searched for cash for a while. Failing trace cash he made up his mind subsequently to eat burger, birthday cakes and grapes kept in the refrigerator there.
Getting intimation on the incident, Dhenkanal Sadar SDPO reached the spot in the morning and carried out the preliminary inquiry.
While police investigation is underway to trace the accused, growing incidents of theft in Dhenkanal town in past few months have left the locals in a state of worry.