Beach thieves caught red-handed in Florida (video)

Sinead Moore

A man caught two elderly women attempting to steal his canopy and belongings on the beach while he celebrated July 4th with his family.

The man spotted the two women attempting to dismantle his canopy on Smyrna Beach in Florida and decided to video their reaction as he calmly confronted them.

At first the women attempt to play innocent and claim that they thought the belongings were theirs. But when they realise they have been caught out, things start to get nasty.

The women lash out at the owner of the canopy when he refuses to turn off the camera and the video is cut to a dramatic close.

Sadly, we don't find out how the altercation played out but we imagine the thieves did not acquire a new canopy.

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