Dopes dressed as Harry Potter and Toy Story’s Woody ‘try to break into a Miter 10 store TWO times in one night – but drive away in an empty-handed stolen car’
- Two men tried to break into a Miter 10 hardware store on Tuesday evening
- The perpetrators were in costume like Harry Potter and Woody from Toy Story
- Researchers ask people with information about costume parties to come forward
Two men dressed as Harry Potter and Woody from Toy Story are on the run after reportedly trying to break into a hardware store twice in one night.
CCTV footage from outside a Miter 10 store in Emerald, an hour east of the CBD of Melbourne, showed the two men in costumes approaching the store on February 3.
The duo tried to break into the store but left quickly when they realized that the door was locked.
Police claim the men were left in a suspected stolen gray Mercedes sedan.
Images from outside a Miter 10 in Emerald, 44 km southeast of Melbourne, showed the two costumed men looking around the store on Tuesday
The men returned at 2 o’clock in the morning, still dressed, in the same car. The couple tried to make the lock jimmy so that they could open the front door.
They damaged the door but still couldn’t enter.
The man dressed as Harry Potter and then removed his suit in defeat before fleeing to the stage with his mate.
The police are looking for the costumed men, both of whom are described as white men, in connection with the alleged attempted theft.
Researchers ask everyone to come forward with information.
They also asked everyone who is aware of costume parties in the area to contact Crime Stoppers.
Police said the men left in a gray Mercedes sedan, presumably stolen from Tempelstowe, with the false ATX214 registration