MANVEL, Texas (CBS Local) – Two thieves in Texas may want to rethink their getaway vehicle during their next heist. The men were caught on surveillance cameras stealing a 50-inch television before squeezing onto a motorcycle to make their escape with the large screen in tow.
The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office says a Manvel homeowner’s security cameras caught two men break in and rip the giant television off the wall on July 30. The two crooks then hopped onto their motorcycle, sandwiching the TV in between them.READ MORE: Jacksonville Man Sentenced For Using The Internet To Attempt To Entice And Meet A 12-Year-Old Child For Sex
The brazen duo were reportedly filmed and photographed by onlookers as they rode off on their not-so-discreet vehicle.READ MORE: Investigation Ongoing After A Fatal Single Vehicle Crash In St. Petersburg
“Those people just need to be put away, you know, just taken to jail, because you can’t steal from everyone and do whatever you want,” local resident Christopher Canales told KTRK.MORE NEWS: Guatemalen Man Illegally In The United States Arrested For Hit And Run That Killed A Five-Year-Old Child
Although the big screen-stealing bandits reportedly drove for several miles in plain sight, deputies eventually lost the pair and are still looking to track them down.