WATCH: Burglar Grills Burger in After-Hours Break-In - NECN

WATCH: Burglar Grills Burger in After-Hours Break-In



    Man Breaks Into Five Guys Restaurant, Cooks Meal

    A man broke into a Five Guys restaurant in Washington, D.C., and began cooking himself some food, according to police. Security footage appears to show the man putting food on the grill while talking on a cellphone. The burglar sneaked into the restaurant after a delivery person left, and eventually stole a bottle of water, investigators said. A $1,000 reward has been offered for information leading to his arrest. (Published Tuesday, April 12, 2016)

    Police in Washington, D.C., are searching for a man seen in surveillance video who apparently grilled himself a hamburger as the restaurant was closed before allegedly swiping some water.

    Police said the burglary happened between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. March 18 at the Five Guys Burgers and Fries location in Columbia Heights, in the 1400 block of Irving Street NW.

    Investigators said the man followed a delivery man into the restaurant and waited until he left. The man then rummaged through the restaurant, cooked food and stole bottled water before leaving.

    Surveillance video shows a man appearing to put food on a grill in the restaurant while talking on a cell phone.

    Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted by sending a text message to 50411.