An Australian man was arrested Sunday after breaking into the Australian Museum in Sydney to take selfies with dinosaur bones.
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: A man is facing charges after breaking into a museum in Australia, authorities say, with the suspect seen stealing a staffer’s cowboy hat and taking selfies with a dinosaur skull. https://t.co/WM29ojFiM5 pic.twitter.com/yAwvJFiTjY
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Camera footage shows the man touring the museum for 40 minutes, rifling through drawers, taking pictures and looking through storage spaces. He was charged with breaking and entering, according to the Guardian.
“It’s not going to be a movie producer knocking on your door. It’s going to be NSW police knocking on your door,” deputy chief inspector of the New South Wales Police Department Sean Heaney said, according to the Guardian. (RELATED: Businesses Adding ‘COVID-19 Surcharge’ To Customers Bills)
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A man turned himself in to Surry Hills Police Station later Sunday afternoon. He was refused bail and will appear in court on Monday. The man allegedly also stole a piece of artwork as well as an employee’s cowboy hat.