A bank robber in Israel allegedly burglarized two banks by threatening the staff with an avocado which he claimed was a grenade. The thief has been identified as a 47-year-old man and has reportedly stolen almost $8,400 from two banks in Beersheba with his avocado that he painted black along with a misspelled handwritten note demanding money from the bank teller. "Hand over the money in the drawer", the note read. After which he would threaten to throw the grenade.
The act has left Twitter speechless, many of whom who took to social media to express their shock. While one user felt that it was the work of a "millennial robber", the other one remarked saying, "Doesn't he know the nickname for a grenade is pineapple"?
Less than a week later, the man pulled the same stunt using the imposter grenade at another bank, and successfully stole more than $3,300, the news outlet reported. Investigators were able to track the man's cell phone, and identified him as a former convict who previously served three years for robbery.