VIDEO: Shocking moment a 'monk' walks into a supermarket and grabs an i-Phone before stashing it under his robe while staff are away. Who Buddha thought it? The astonishing moment 'a MONK' steals an iPhone and stashes it in his robe in ThailandTwo men walked in to a woman's rice shop in Chumporn Province in ThailandWith the staff distracted, one of the two monks swipes the phone and hides itThey had gone into Orati Kongmun's shop to request donations, as is traditionBut unbeknown to the staff in the shop, the men were posing as monks to steal CCTV footage has captured the astonishing moment a monk steals an iPhone and stashes it in his robe. The incident unfolded in Chumporn Province in Thailand where two men are said to have walked into a shop asking for donations. It is common practice for monks to do so in the country, but the two men were impostors wearing the traditional robes and swiped the phone from behind the counter. The moment the man posing as a monk reaches over the counter to swipe the iPhoneThe man looks over his shoulder inside the rice shop owned by Orati Kongmun in ThailandThe pair of burglars walked in to Orati Kongmun's rice shop to request donations. Members of staff, not suspecting anything untoward, went upstairs to call their boss who was helping workmen with a broken air conditioning unit.The grinning crook stands at the counter The grinning crook stands at the counterUnbeknown to them, one of the two monks had taken Miss Kongmun's iPhone and slipped it into his robe.The act was caught on camera, and the shopkeeper has been left furious by the theft of her phone. 'That phone is so important to my business as I keep all my customers' contact details on it as well as my accounts,' she said, offering a 5,000 Thai baht (£120) reward to anyone who can help catch the men. Police are hunting for the pair of fake monks, who are thought to have obtained their robes from one of a number of shops selling the garment. Miss Kongmun added: 'I am so angry about this and am offering a reward – please contact me at anytime, day or night if you know who these people are.'
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