A Malaysian Eatery Is Offering One Year's Worth Of Free Food To Catch iPad Thief

The man was seen on CCTV footage stealing the iPad from the counter.

Cover image via Ho Jiak's Facebook page

A Malaysian eatery is offering a year's worth of free food to anyone who can provide info on a man who allegedly stole an iPad from its Sydney outlet

Ho Jiak's Sydney outlet.

Image via 2 Hungry Guys

Ho Jiak is a hawker-style eatery based in Sydney, Australia. The outlet, that serves Penang cuisine, is operated by Malaysian-born Junda Khoo and William Xie.

From CCTV footage uploaded by the eatery on its Facebook page, the alleged thief can be seen having a conversation on his mobile phone while leaning across the ordering counter to steal the iPad

The man smoothly slipped his hand across the counter and picked up the iPad from the ordering counter.

Image via Ho Jiak's Facebook page

The lucrative offer will be given to anyone who can provide info leading to the arrest of the alleged thief.

After getting his hands on the device, he appeared to have hid it between one leg and the counter before walking away

The man looks to be of Asian appearance and bald-headed. He was wearing sunglasses, a shirt, and a jacket with a backpack.

Besides one year of free food, Ho Jiak is also entering anyone who shares the CCTV footage on Facebook into a raffle to win one of four AUD50 (RM164.64) vouchers

iPad Thief

Score 1 years worth of free meals by helping us prosecute the culprit in the video. You can also help us by hitting share to spread the word, this will also put you in the running to win one of four $50 Ho Jiak Vouchers. First it’s the iPad next it’ll be your noodles, let’s work together to teach this wrongdoer a lesson. Terms and conditions apply please visit

Posted by Ho Jiak on Friday, October 28, 2016

'First it’s the iPad next it’ll be your noodles, let’s work together to teach this wrongdoer a lesson,' the eatery wrote on its Facebook post.

Drop Ho Jiak a PM on Facebook if you've seen this person!

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