Man Builds Robot That Can Steal From Vending Machines (VIDEO)

WATCH: This Robot Can Steal From Vending Machines

An enterprising fellow with a potentially relaxed attitude to the concept of ownership has built a robot that can steal from a vending machine.

In a video posted to YouTube, the French creator of the robot demonstrates how it works.

The robot - which cost many times more than a can of soda to build - is able to reach inside the machine, invert itself and grab a can of drink.

It then takes the drink out, still in the claw.

A disclaimer on the video by its creator, 'ioduremetallique', says that he does not endorse stealing, but that the robot is purely a 'conceptual' innovation.

Take a look at how it works above.

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