Shoplifter stuffs chain saw down his pants

A California business owner says store surveillance video recorded a man stealing a small chain saw by stuffing it down his pants.

RG Equipment posted footage on Facebook from a security camera that caught the theft Wednesday afternoon.

The video shows the man take the chain saw from a display, stuff the blade down his pants and cover the engine assembly with his jacket.

The owner says the man drove off in a pickup truck. He believes an accomplice was watching the store last week.

When contacted by FOX 5 NEWS, the store owner says his video has gone viral but the thief is still on the loose.

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