Burglar Falls Asleep After Eating Doritos, Wakes Up in Cuffs

Tom Ozimek
By Tom Ozimek
November 22, 2017Worldshare
Burglar Falls Asleep After Eating Doritos, Wakes Up in Cuffs
British police Tweet about finding a burglar asleep after eating Doritos and "half a pie" on Nov. 21 near Glasgow, Scotland. (CCO Creative Commons)

Those with a fondness for Scottish humor are bound to appreciate a tweet from the Monklands Police Department in southern Scotland.

The police were called to a house in the town of Coatbridge, near Glasgow, on Monday, Nov. 20, just before midnight. A homeowner discovered a sleeping man in his house and called the police, reports BBC.

What prompted the humorous post was that the alleged thief was found asleep covered in Doritos—beside a half-eaten pie.

According to the tweet, the alleged burglar forced his way into the residence, and then “decided on a pit stop, ate half a pie and fell asleep covered in Doritos.”

Monklands police conclude the post with the assurance that the incident culminated in a successful intervention:

“He woke up in cuffs,” they wrote.

The BBC reports that the 46-year-old intruder will be reported to prosecutors.

It seems this is not the first time that Monklands Police tweets have gained attention on social media for their tongue-in-cheek humor.

The department turned to Twitter to enlist the public’s help finding a thief who stole £600 ($800) worth of cosmetics from a local store, reports the BBC.

“We are looking for a 40-year-old man who looks 20, glowing skin, long eyelashes, raised eyebrows & pronounced lips,” the Monklands police wrote, prompting a flurry of humorous responses.

“Is there any foundation to these allegations?” punned one commenter.

Another quipped: “When questioned as to why he had allegedly stolen £600 of cosmetics the suspect simply answered ‘Because I’m worth it.'”

From The Epoch Times

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