He was asked to lock the door if he left the premises but he failed to do so, and a thief entered and stole some jewellery.
Amazingly, he was left unscathed after being thrown onto the road when the thief refused to stop.
Make a car thief a lottery millionaire and it will not immediately improve his sense of etiquette.
When she took the paper bag from the car the thief snatched it from her grasp and fled.
The occupant was in another room when the thief struck, snatching the bag from a table in the living room.
A woman dashed out of her house in her pyjamas to disturb a thief who was using a tow truck to try to steal her car.
The thief then grabbed her purse as the shocked pensioner raised the alarm by shouting to her husband.
Police today warned store bosses to be aware of a violent thief working in the area.
A by-stander eventually broke up what he thought was a fight and the thief escaped.
Against the odds he survives to become a car thief in Miami, all the while plotting his revenge.