Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 08/24/2011

Moammar Gaddafi forgot his hat

(AP/Sky News )
After triumphantly capturing fugitive Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi’s Bab Al-Aziziya compound, the rebels went “room to room” in a hunt for Gaddafi, family members and supporters.

They didn’t find Gaddafi, but one rebel found his bedroom, and in it the strongman’s chain, golden scepter, and trademark hat.

In an interview with Sky News, the rebel describes his booty the only way he could: “Oh my God. I was in Gaddafi’s room. Oh my God.”

Watch the interview:

The strongman also left behind his golf buggy, which rebels took the liberty of parading down the street to passing cars that honked their approval.

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