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Police arrest doughnut-eating-contest-winning thief

Published On: Aug 08 2014 12:30:51 PM AKDT
Updated On: Aug 08 2014 06:25:58 AM AKDT
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A man who was wanted by police for burglaries entered a doughnut-eating contest and won by out-eating local police officers and firefighters.

Bradley Herbert Hardison, 24, of Elizabeth City, North Carolina won the adult division of a a doughnut-eating contest at the Elizabeth City Police Department's National Night Out Against Crime, The Associated Press reports.

The Camden County Sheriff's Office had been looking for Hardison in connection with two break-ins.

Authorities arrested Hardison the day after his sweet victory.

He faces felony larceny and breaking and entering charges.