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March 25, 2012
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Conn. robber dials 911 while stealing

Associated Press

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. —  Authorities say a Connecticut man accidentally dialed 911 from his cellphone while stealing about 700 pounds of scrap metals.

Police say the 46-year-old man was arrested after the robbery from a Southington merchant.

WFSB-TV reports he was charged Thursday with third-degree criminal trespassing and sixth-degree larceny. He was released on bond and is scheduled to appear in court April 2.

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