The intruder allegedly broke into a house in Scotland's North Lanarkshire region late on Monday night.
"We all feel tired when we start a shift & a thief who started his shift at 2345 yesterday was no different," joked Monklands Police on Twitter. "He broke into a house on Corsewall St, decided on a pit stop, ate half a pie and fell asleep covered in Doritos."
Sleeping on the Job!— MonklandsPolice (@MonklandsPol) November 21, 2017
We all feel tired when we start a shift & a thief who started his shift at 2345 yesterday was no different. He broke into a house on Corsewall St, decided on a pit stop, ate half a pie and fell asleep covered in Doritos. He woke up in cuffs #fingerlickinggood
News of the bizarre incident amused many on Twitter:
Awwe whit I expected at least the story of how you roused him?— Patzi Paloosa (@Patzipaloosa) November 21, 2017
"What you doing here bud?......this is nacho house!"
.Not sure of the Doritos and Pie combo,but understand the— Serge (@smilinglion71) November 22, 2017
Police in Scotland say an alleged thief was found covered in Doritos beside a half-eaten pie, after he broke into a house and then fell asleep.
If I became a thief, this would be me. https://t.co/rzQ02SWVib— Dr Kim Allen (@DrKimAllen1) November 22, 2017
According to the Daily Record, it was the horrified homeowners who found the thief fast asleep after his midnight snack and immediately called the cops. BBC reports a police spokesperson as saying that the failed robber was a 46-year-old man.Click for more trending news