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That awkward moment when you’re trying to take a picture of your food and a seagull swoops in

It can’t be blamed: those chips look tasty.

Nothing quite says a trip to the seaside like some chips from the chippie and the sound of seagulls in the air.

However, one thing you don’t particularly want is these two things colliding.

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(Jake McCarthy/PA)

When Jake McCarthy was in Blackpool, he understandably wanted to take a gorgeous snap of his sausage and chips (which were in delightful tiny buckets) with the Blackpool Tower in the background. Definitely very Insta-worthy – but things took a turn as he was mid-shot.

Yep, that’s a pesky seagull nicking a chip right under Jake’s nose. The audacity!

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Well, at least it’s not all bad for Jake – the seagull’s crime was perfectly caught on camera, and even though Jake lost out on some of his chips, the world has got the present of this incredible photograph.

A word of warning to all potential seagull thieves out there: careful what you steal, because you never know if the paparazzi is watching.

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