Indian Malaysian YouTuber Harvinth Skin pulled a literal fast one on a sports apparel store employee by pretending he was stealing a pair of shoes.
The 25-year-old social media star played his “Test Driving New Shoes” prank on a clueless employee at a JD Sports outlet in Malaysia.
In the video of Skin’s prank uploaded on his social media accounts on Monday, the prank victim can be seen assisting him to try on a new pair of sneakers.
The employee, who Skin refers to as “that man like Martin,” appeared to be extremely helpful in assisting the prankster.
After putting on a pair, Skin is shown doing a quick bounce around and taking a few steps, seemingly checking if the sneakers were a good fit.
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What the JD Sports employee did not see coming was Skin bolting for the store exit.
While initially caught flat-footed, the dedicated employee tried to catch up on the runaway customer by following him out of the store.
“The man like Martin” was only able to breathe a sigh of relief after Skin sprinted back into the store.
While many found the video entertaining, some commenters dismissed the prank as another attention-seeking stunt by a social media personality.
Skin, who is widely known for his SkinTv channel
, gained popularity on YouTube for his discussion of Indian and Malaysian culture through original comedic characters and sketches.
Featured Image via YouTube / SkinTv