LAHORE –  In a disturbing turn of events, a thief was caught stealing the purse of a lady in the smartest manner while she was enjoying her dinner in a Lahore restaurant, here on Friday.

According to reports, a trio of friends was dining in at ‘Sweet Affairs’ restaurant Gulberg. As the top-notch restaurant was protected  by CCTV camera surveillance, the lady slung her purse over the back of the chair.

But to her dismay, a thief entered the restaurant and stole her purse without being noticed by anybody around and left easily.

CCTV footage captured the whole incident and eatery administration is now on the hunt for the thief.

Although street crimes in the provincial capital are already on the rise, but now there are burgeoning reports of robbery and theft across the city.