A peckish seagull has been caught red-handed after stealing a packet of crisps from South Shields' Greggs store.
It is the third time in just over a year that a seagull has been captured on camera taking crisps from the shelf of the King Street shop before taking them into the street.
On all three occasions, the moment has been caught by Gazette reader Gordon Lindsay.
Read more: Watch this cheeky seagull as it helps itself in South Shields' Greggs store - The first time we reported on a seagull taking crisps from Greggs.
Watch as thieving seagull steals crisps from Greggs again - The second time a seagull struck.