Watch: Cop tells thief he's going to get caught

Posted at 11:48 AM, Jul 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-28 14:00:57-04

A Louisiana police officer in a social media video told a restaurant thief the video will go viral and he'll be found.

Watch as the officer warns the suspect that once he's found, the officer will enjoy a cheeseburger at the establishment, which he says is run by a family that invests in the community and is well-respected.

The video also contains footage of the theft at Stelly's Restaurant. As of the morning of July 28, 2015, the video on YouTube had nearly 1.1 million views.