Video from security cameras in New York, published yesterday (Wednesday) CNN Documents a man stealing a bucket of gold flakes worth $ 1.6 million, was left unattended in the open trunk of an armored truck, and goes away without interruption. The local police asking the public’s help in finding the thief.

The unusual event took place last September, and police recently released the documentation to request the public’s assistance in locating the suspect. The video clip shows the man, in the 50s or 60s passing by the armored truck, when suddenly he notices a the unguarded bucket.

When two employees responsible for the security of the truck conversed front of the vehicle, the man took advantage of the opportunity, took the bucket and just walked away unhindered. Police are still searching for the thief leaving the scene with a bucket containing gold flakes weight of 40 kilograms.