Thief Falls Asleep Covered In Doritos, Wakes Up In Handcuffs

The intruder, who was fast asleep, was found by horrified homeowners next to a half-eaten pie and "covered in Doritos."

Thief Falls Asleep Covered In Doritos, Wakes Up In Handcuffs

Thief broke in, ate half a pie and fell asleep covered in Doritos, tweeted cops (Representational Image)

A thief who broke into a house in Scotland promptly fell asleep on the job and woke up the next morning in handcuffs. That's not all: police officers say the man was found next to a half-eaten pie and "covered in Doritos." 

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."

"He woke up in cuffs," the cops added.
 
News of the bizarre incident amused many on Twitter:
   
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


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