By Andrew Prentice For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 23:41 BST, 5 October 2020 | Updated: 23:41 BST, 5 October 2020
NRL star Brandon Smith has been busted on camera stealing a kid's lollipop - but was quick to explain he was just clowning around.
The Melbourne Storm hooker, who is a renowned prankster, last week spotted a young child holding a lollipop moments before boarding a flight to Queensland.
Smith snatched the candy out of the shocked child's hand, well aware the youngster was the grandson of his Storm coach Craig Bellamy.
NRL star Brandon Smith (pictured