A brazen thief pinched an entire ice cream cooler from a gas station store as the clerk sat napping just inches away.

Dennis Norman was allegedly inside the Chevron outlet in Oakland Park, Fla., at 4.09 a.m. April 2 when he spotted the employee catching 40 winks,

Surveillance footage shows the 25-year-old eyeing up the sweet treat-laden box.

He spits onto the floor and flicks his finger up at the camera, before spending several minutes slowly moving the “Good Humor” cooler away from the wall.

The theft of the $2,500 bin is finally completed at 4:24 a.m.

Cops were called after the store clerk, identified as Beauvais Guisman, finally woke up.