'Big Catch': Australian Thief Steals $700 Necklace Using Fishing Rod, Netizens Amused

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Australian authorities have shared CCTV footage of a thief stealing a $700 necklace off a mannequin's neck using a fishing rod. It took his 3 hours.

Written By Shubham Bose | Mumbai | Updated On:
Australian thief steals necklace worth $700 using fishing rod

A thief was recently caught on camera hooking a gold necklace with a fishing rod. The daring nighttime theft occurred in Australia at a designer store. According to reports, the local police announced the theft on March 4 and said that the thief broke the store's window before using a fishing rod to hook the Versace necklace.

'100% legit angling'

According to the CCTV footage and reports, it took the thief three hours to hook the necklace. After failing with a smaller rod, the man reportedly decided to get a bigger rod. The thief eventually snagged the gold necklace estimated at around $700 from the mannequin's neck.

Victoria police released footage of the incident on their official Twitter handle in an attempt to catch the thief. Take a look at the incident below.


Twitter had several witty responses to the video shared by Victoria police, take a look at the funniest ones below.



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