Would-Be Burglar Unlocks Door But It Won't Budge

A man trying to break into a Chicago bar was technically adept — he disabled a lock. The video shows he couldn't get the door open. He kept pulling and pulling — all the time not noticing the sign the read: Push.

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. This next story would be hard to believe except the source for it claims he has security video. Joe Lynn owns the Shambles bar in Chicago. He tells a local website a man tried to break in at 6:43 a.m. The burglar was technically adept - he disabled a lock. But the video shows he could not open the door.

He just kept pulling and pulling. He finally gave up pulling and just had to walk away, apparently never having noticed the sign that said: Push. It's MORNING EDITION.

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