Police said the thief made his getaway from the Super Target by “zipping” down a major roadway in Clearwater, Fla.

Not an unusual action for a crook who just stole a flatscreen TV and attracted authorities in hot pursuit — except this guy didn’t peel away in a muscle car and a cloud of dust.

This guy was on a skateboard.

Flatscreen TV Thief Uses Skateboard in Getaway from Clearwater Super Target

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“He gets an A for creativity,” detective John Brown told the Tampa Bay Times. “But he committed a serious crime and we need to find him.”

Here’s what went down during the three-minute heist Wednesday night:

A tall, thin white male in his 20s, donning a black hooded sweatshirt and carrying a skateboard, walked into the store about 11 p.m., just as it was closing.

He headed for the electronics section, grabbed a 32-inch Element LCD flatscreen television, and hopped on his skateboard, riding through part of the store with the TV in his hands.

Flatscreen TV Thief Uses Skateboard in Getaway from Clearwater Super Target

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A store worker confronted him near an exit, but the suspect showed her a utility knife and ran out the door toward the street.

Flatscreen TV Thief Uses Skateboard in Getaway from Clearwater Super Target

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Police noted he’s also described as about 5 feet 11 inches tall and 150 pounds and last seen wearing dark jeans, green Nike sneakers, and a black backpack

The Times noted that the “make, model, and year of the skateboard aren’t known,” but police did say it was brown with orange-yellow wheels.

They’ve released a video of the incident in hopes of tracking down the suspect:

Here’s the full surveillance clip via LiveLeak: