A man robbed a pizza restaurant in Towson, Md., in a unique outfit – his birthday suit.
Authorities released a surveillance video, with the inappropriate parts covered up, showing the burglar throwing equipment.
Police in Baltimore County said the incident happened about 6 a.m., when the store was closed, on Nov. 10. The man made his way through the roof of Slice Pizza on West Pennsylvania Avenue, police said.
Once inside, police said, he took his clothes off.
Police told WBAL TV that he may have ripped his pants on the roof.
Inside the restaurant, the man tried to cover himself using what appears to be a shirt. At one point, the shirt is on his head, and he is seen on the video throwing items around. Police said he took cash from the registers before fleeing.
The restaurant put up an ad on social media offering free pizza to anyone who could help identify the naked burglar. They dubbed it the case of the #nakedsliceburglar.
On Monday, police said they had arrested Jonathan K. Newman, 23, and charged him with second-degree burglary and other counts.
The owner of the pizza restaurant – Yianni Rizas – told WBAL that he came in that morning, noticed the door was open and the place was ransacked. He then looked at surveillance video and saw the burglar.
“Seeing it was weird,” Rizas said. “Knowing someone was running around naked in the store.”
Newman was released on $50,000 bail, police said.
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