Red Rooster owner offers $100 free chicken to catch thief

A Red Rooster business owner is offering $100 worth of free chicken to anyone able to identify an alleged bandit caught on camera.

Kylie Johnson, who runs a franchise in Townsville, was woken up early on Wednesday morning after a drive-through window was smashed with a piece of cement kerbing.

The owner of the Aitkenvale store, in the north Queensland city, was meant to be catching an early flight to Brisbane for a conference. 

A Red Rooster in Townsville is offering $100 in free chicken to anyone who knows this man

A Red Rooster in Townsville is offering $100 in free chicken to anyone who knows this man

But instead, she had to cancel her business trip to inspect the damage after an alarm was activated and sent a message to her phone shortly after 3am.

With the alleged robber caught on closed-circuit TV cameras, the good-humoured franchisee has posted his image on Facebook and asked locals if they know him.

'I'll tell you what, it works better than cash,' she told Daily Mail Australia.

'Townsville especially tends to like their Red Rooster.'

So far, two people have come forward about the break-in, which occurred at 2.48am.

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