Man Drives Tank Into Store, Steals Bottle of Wine

A Russian man, believed to be drunk, was detained after stealing an armoured personnel carrier and smashing it into a supermarket on Wednesday, reports said.

The man reportedly had trouble turning the tank around while rolling down a narrow street, and crashed into the storefront, running over a parked auto in the process.

The man then drove the military vehicle through a forest and into the town.

He also crushed a Daewoo auto parked nearby, images showed.

Onlookers didn't seem particularly concerned about the sight of a military machine on the sidewalk. The man then proceeded to hop out of the tank, inspect the damage and then make his way into the store to steal that coveted bottle of wine.

The incident occurred in the early morning hours when it is prohibited to sell alcohol, local news outlet HibInform reported.

"Basically some guy stole an armored vehicle. and went into a shop to top up his stocks in the morning", the social media user described, whilst filming the snow-covered scene out of his window.

Not surprisingly, it's believed the man already was drunk when he chose to take his course of action, the Guardian reports.

Vanessa Coleman