Smash-and-grab car thief knocks himself out after brick bounces off shatter-proof window

DROGHEDA, Ireland - A car thief is knocked out cold after trying to use a brick to break a shatter-proof car window.

The incident happened in Ireland were a man went on an alleged smash and grab spree of parked cars.

When he tried to break the window of a Mercedes, the brick bounced off. He tried again, but the brick bounced back and struck him in the head.

The blow knocked him out cold. The owner of the car came by to the man unconscious in the street.

Police say the man was arrested and items he had stolen from other cars were recovered.