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Squirrels raid convenience store and run away with chocolate bars

By Mason White 8:07 PM January 10, 2017
Squirrel stealing chocolate bar
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) The owner of a convenience store in Toronto, Canada, appealed for help after squirrels raided his shop multiple times and stole candy bars.

The incident unfolded at the Luke’s Grocery located at 635 Logan Avenue.

The store owner wrote about his ordeal on Reddit.

He said that he tends to leave the door open during the day because the shop gets stuffy and hot with all the coolers and fridges going off.

He simply can’t afford to close the door and turn on the air condition because the electric bills are too high.

Over a period of two weeks, squirrels have been coming in when he was not looking, taking chocolate bars, and dashing off.

The squirrels take different bars each time. A couple of times, passersby and customers tried chasing them, but they were not successful in retrieving the stolen goods.

He tried calling animal services (311), but they only seem to be concerned about lost or dead animals and pets.

The store owner managed to record two squirrels stealing chocolate bars and uploaded the videos on YouTube, where they went viral.