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Least Competent Criminals | News You Can Use

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By News of the Weird

Published Oct. 7, 2019

Least Competent Criminals |  News You Can Use

If you're going to commit a crime, go all in, we always say.

But two unidentified crooks in the Bronx, New York, went to great lengths to rob a Little Caesar's pizza shop and took ... a pizza, police said.

Video shows one thief holding open the drive-through window, the New York Post reported, as the other crawled in on his belly, but workers rushed to push him back out.

Changing tactics, the two then entered through the front door, threatened workers with a knife, and made off with a $23 pizza order. "They did all that just for pizza?" a police source told the paper.

Chances are, the evidence is long gone. [NY Post, 9/5/2019]

In Jacksonville, Florida, as Hurricane Dorian approached, Patrick Eldridge became concerned that his Smart car would "blow away." So he proposed to his wife, Jessica, that he park it in their kitchen.

(Her car was already in the garage.)

She doubted he could do it, but "he opened the double doors and had it in. I was amazed that it could fit," Jessica told the Associated Press.

She said there was still room to move around and cook, but "my dogs are confused by it."

Dorian narrowly missed Jacksonville as it moved up the East Coast. [Associated Press, 9/5/2019]