Robbers like Robin Hood, Jesse James and Australia’s Ned Kelly are folklore heroes thanks to their depictions in pop culture.
But in 2016, brazen thieves have proven to be little more than bumbling idiots.
They’ve had to face shopkeepers ignoring their demands for money, they been forced to retreat after having bags of candy thrown them, and they’ve had shirtless dudes thwarts their devious plans.
But hey, at least no one got hurt.
In case you missed them, here are the most bizarre foiled robberies of the year. Read more…