This is all kinds of crazy, scary, ridiculous and downright unbelievable: this video purportedly shows thieves attempting to rob a truck while it’s barrelling down some highway in Romania.
The video almost looks CG at times, but it was apparently shot from afar by the country’s Department for Organised Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) using specialised camera equipment. It shows the gang’s vehicle sneaking up behind the truck, and once it’s in position, one of the passengers (who presumably drew the short straw that morning) climbs out of the sunroof and onto the hood while another holds his legs. Using special tools, the thief then cuts the lock and opens the truck’s back doors only to find nothing worth pinching, so the gang aborts its Ocean’s 11-like stunt.
Apparently, this isn’t the first time the gang has used this highway-robbery trick. That’s why the DIICOT was filming this latest attempt, instead of trying to foil it, in a continued attempt to build a case against the perpetrators. [YouTube via Nothing To Do With Arbroath]