He takes a large bite of the ice cream and then tries to return it to the owner but decides to disappear into the crowd as the man realizes that his dessert is missing and begins looking around for the thief.
A man caught stealing ice cream during a live news report in the United States, the hilarious video went viral on social media.
In the video, a Fox Sports reporter did his piece to the camera during a live report on an ice hockey match, with fans cheering and waving in the background.
A man in the crowd slyly took away an ice cream cone from the hand of another person who was busy talking with his friend and looking at his phone.
He took a large bite of the ice cream and then tried to return it to the owner and decided to disappear in the crowd as the man realized that his dessert was missing and began to look around for the thief, reports NDTV.
The viral video has been shared by ESPN and the Carolina Hurricanes, one of the teams playing the ice hockey match. "Crime of the century," they tweeted along with the viral video.
Since being shared, the video got over 48,000 likes and nearly 14,000 retweets. The video has been viewed more than three million times.
Twitter users had funny reactions to the video of the "crime". "The best part was that he was trying to put it back without being noticed," one Twitter user wrote.
"Which is hilarious, while also being nasty lol. Imagine that dude getting it back and taking a lick," another user tweeted.