A Brooklyn, N.Y. Foot Locker that had been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to be a prime target for a would-be sneaker thief.
According to police, Donte West, 28, broke into a side door of the store at 8:45 a.m.
As officers arrived on the scene , West was loading a Chevrolet Trailblazer with more than three dozen pairs of sneakers and almost 40 baseball caps.
Soon thereafter officers caught up and arrested West. He was the subsequently charged with burglary, grand larceny, criminal mischief and criminal possession of stolen property.
The stolen merchandise was valued at around $11,000.