Caught On Camera: Thief Shoves Rifle Down Pants

A would-be-thief in Florida was tackled by a shop owner after he was seen on camera shoving a rifle down his pants.

It happened at a gun store outside of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NBC Miami reported.

Surveillance video shows the 19-year-old suspect, Marlon Alvarez inspecting the gun before stuffing it down his pants and under his sweatshirt.

The owner of the store followed Alvarez outside, where he attempted to tackle him. Police eventually caught him several blocks away. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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