Siberian thief found dangling from ceiling after unsuccessful robbery

By REUTERS
December 22, 2015 21:04

 
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Police in the Russian Siberian town of Krasnoyarsk on Tuesday detained a man who tried to rob a small shop mostly selling alcohol.

The police officers arrived at the scene after an alarm went off and found a pair of legs dangling from the ceiling.

According to police report, a 40-year old Krasnoyarsk resident, whose name was not given, tried to get into the shop through a hole in the roof but got stuck. Police managed to free him.

A video released by the local police showed men's legs sticking out from a hole in the damaged roof.

The man told the police he was not the first to climb into the shop. A criminal case was opened against the unsuccessful thief.

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