Thick as a brick - How NOT to burgle a shop

Shanghai Police have released footage of two would-be burglars in China.

The CCTV clip shows the two lads nonchalantly strolling up to the shop in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Both of them are carrying bricks with the intentions of breaking into the shop by smashing through the shop-front.

Let's say things didn't go according to plan. See for yourself.


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