Goofy Robber Falls Over, Loses His Shoe On CCTV

24/03/2016 1:06 PM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST
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He may have snuck in through the ceiling but that's where the similarities end between Tom Cruise and this attempted robber.

Queensland Police Service has shared footage of a clumsy budding thief breaking into a store in the north Brisbane suburb of Chermside through the roof -- he then falls over, temporarily loses his shoe and breaks a roof tile making his escape.

Male caught up in bungled burglary

Detectives investigating an attempted robbery at a Chermside business have released CCTV footage of a man they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries #AMissionImpossible More details: http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/brisbanenorth/2016/03/23/male-caught-bungled-burglary/

Posted by Queensland Police Service on Tuesday, March 22, 2016


The official police statement details his 'Mission Impossible'-style entry.

"It is alleged a male offender has entered the business from the roof and lowered “Mission Impossible”-style by a rope tied to his foot. Upon landing on a desk within the business, the male offender has tripped on the rope causing him to stumble and fall heavily to the floor."

Anyone who has any information that may be able to assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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