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Car burglary: this thief files a complaint against his victim!

Here is a very unusual car burglary. The thief filed a complaint against the victim to recover his mobile phone.

After several years of steady decline, car thefts are on the rise again. According to the Insecurity and Delinquency Analysis Report 2022, 134,000 passenger cars were stolen in France last year. These figures represent an increase of 9%. Added to these statistics are those of car burglary, an equally frequent phenomenon.

Sometimes, certain burglaries take place in an unusual way… This is what happened on Tuesday August 22, when a man went to the Commissariat de police de Rouen. He wanted to file a complaint against the owner of a car who, according to him, had stolen his mobile phone.

An unusual burglary

The police officers must have been very surprised when they learned who they were dealing with. While the Complainant seemed perfectly normal, it actually turned out that he had just roll the car of the owner in question. A little earlier, he had been the author of a burglary on this vehicle, and had left with a bag that he had found inside.

Unfortunately, this thief had dropped his cell phone in the passenger compartment of the car in question. According to France 3, he decided to contact the owner of the bag to offer him an original agreement. In exchange for this same bag, the victim of the theft gave him back his laptop. Unsurprisingly, she refused.

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“Such is taken who thought he was taking”

When the police realized who the complainant was, they immediately taken into custody. An hour earlier, the victim of the car break-in had gone to the same police station. The thief was therefore already actively wanted when he tried everything to find your cell phone.

The police officers from the Rouen police station were visibly very amused by this situation. Shortly after the facts took place, they published a post on Facebook to tell this amazing story. “Such is taken who thought he was taking”they summarized.

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