Would-be burglar has second thoughts, almost loses his pants

Published On: Mar 28 2013 01:15:25 PM EDT
REDDING, Calif. -

A would-be burglar had second thoughts and then had trouble getting away.  The bad news for him is it was all caught on tape.

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Police are asking for help in identifying a man who tried to break into a California deli earlier this month. While completely displaying his face for the cameras, security video shows him checking out the glass door.  After walking away, he pulled down a mask and returned to break the glass. 

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The suspect changed his mind after an alarm sounded and made run for it, but he tripped and almost lost his pants.