'Modern-day Hamburglar' cooks burger at Wendy's in Florida, then steals safe

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'Modern-Day Hamburglar' Cooks Burger At Wendy's In Florida, Before Stealing Safe

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Deputies in a South Florida town are seeking a man they call a "modern day Hamburglar," after the man allegedly broke into a fast-food restaurant, fired up the grill and cooked himself a burger, TCPalm reported.

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The man also stole the restaurant's safe, the website reported.

Despite the Hamburglar nickname -- associated with the McDonald's hamburger chain -- the brazen burger maker actually broke into a Wendy's in Jensen Beach on Sunday, according to the Martin County Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's Office said the man used a brick to smash in a door, then turned on the oven to cook his meal, TCPalm reported. He also tried to break into a restaurant in downtown Jensen Beach, WPEC reported.

The man also tried to break into a nearby gas station, WPBF reported.

“I think he was drunk,” Vinay Solanki, the manager of the gas station, told the television station.

The man has a distinctive tattoo on his left upper arm, according to the Sheriff' Office. He is described as a heavy-set man in his mid-30s with facial hair and is about 6 feet tall, TCPalm reported.

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