August 18, 2022

Seagulls would possibly nicely be recognized for stealing chips on the seaside however one artful chicken has changed into a part-time croissant thief.   

CCTV footage from Late Cease 24 in Bangor, Wales reveals the fearless gull striding in and snatching the pastry packet with its beak earlier than strolling again out the entrance door.

However store proprietor Bipin Chawla, 61, informed MailOnline that this isn’t the primary time he has noticed the cheeky seagull nipping in for a croissant off the underside row shelf.

‘He’s been in fairly a couple of instances now. He’s really received a little bit of a routine, at all times between 6am and seven.30am.’

Mr Chawla sees the humorous facet to the thieving gull and took to social media to jokingly enchantment for witnesses. 

The publish mentioned: ‘DO YOU RECOGNISE THIS THIEF?? Caught on digicam TWICE yesterday stealing from the premises, he’s pushing his luck…

‘Any person on the market should recognise him… we now have already been given the identify Steven, however could possibly be only a relation. Any information appreciated’.

Mr Chawla says he doesn’t thoughts the seagull coming into his store as a result of it has turn out to be fairly regular, the truth is he couldn’t bear in mind what number of instances the seagull had been in.

The brazen seagull strides boldly into Late Cease 24 eyeing up the underside row shelf for a croissant

Getting closer: The cheeky gull has been spotted regularly frequenting the shop which has been family run for 40 years

Getting nearer: The cheeky gull has been noticed commonly frequenting the store which has been household run for 40 years

Caught red-handed: Mr Chawla, 61, couldn't believe his eyes so he went back to check his CCTV cameras and found the evidence

Caught red-handed: Mr Chawla, 61, couldn’t imagine his eyes so he went again to test his CCTV cameras and located the proof

The seagull makes a run for it back out the door but has been coming in to the shop regularly in a routine fashion, usually between 6am and 7.30am

The seagull makes a run for it again out the door however has been coming in to the store commonly in a routine trend, normally between 6am and seven.30am

Late Stop 24 saw the funny side of the gull coming into their shop as they jokingly appealed for witnesses

Late Cease 24 noticed the humorous facet of the gull coming into their store as they jokingly appealed for witnesses

The brazen gull has additionally been again to the store to steal one other croissant since being caught red-handed on digicam.

Bangor is just not the one place in Wales that experiences points with unruly seagulls of late. Final week Gareth Parry, from close by Llanfairpwll, informed North Wales Lives that the village is ‘dwelling in worry’ following a spate of assaults over the summer season which have left individuals needing hospital remedy.

‘If I may, I’d ship my council tax to the seagulls as a result of they personal this village now. One thing must be completed, so many people have complained to the council however nothing is being completed,’ he mentioned.