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HOUSTON, Texas -- A burglar was caught on camera helping himself to a pecan pie and soft drink after breaking into several businesses in a strip mall located off Cullen Boulevard.

The hungry thief used a brick to break into a wing restaurant, a dental office, a daycare and a pharmacy. While he didn't get away with much, he did cause thousands of dollars in damage.

Burglar targets small strip center. KHOU

"Basically he cost us $500 in damage to our window, to take a $2 pie," said restaurant manager Damien Smith.

Business owners are hoping somebody recognizes the crook from surveillance video and calls police.

"It's sad that people want to take what you've worked hard for," said neighboring business owner Trese Smith.

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