ST. LOUIS (CNN) – A Missouri man who allegedly tried to steal a bag of flaming hot Cheetos got caught red-handed.
Joshua Crook was taken into custody Monday night.
Police say the 33-year-old punched the gas station employee who prevented the theft.
After that, Crook allegedly went outside the station, poured a little gas on the ground and tried to start a fire with a cigarette.
There was no injuries or damage.
Crook is facing charges of felony attempted arson.