A man dressed as a beer bottle is being sought by police

A fancy dress thief is being sought by police after allegedly stealing two pizzas while dressed as a beer bottle.

The man is accused of stealing the meals while wearing an outfit resembling a large bottle of Heineken in the early hours of New Year's day.

Credit: South Wales Police

The man was seen entering the kitchen area of a Papa Johns branch in Barry and running off with the takeaway meals.

Police have issued CCTV in their search for the man and asked witnesses to to come forward.

A spokesman for South Wales Police confirmed the force was investigating the theft in Barry, South Wales, in the early hours of New Year's Day.

We all know a few beers often leads to a takeaway, but this brazen beverage seems to have forgotten to pay for his.

This reveller was caught on CCTV at Papa Johns in Holton Road, Barry, before he allegedly entered a staff-only area and helped himself to two pizzas and left without paying.

– South Wales Police spokesperson

Anyone with information should call 101.