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Drunk burglar arrested after getting stuck in window

The suspect allegedly returned to the crime scene and got stuck in the hole he made in the window

By PoliceOne Staff

MAULEON-LICHARRE, France — An intoxicated burglary suspect made it easy for cops to arrest him after he got stuck in a hole he made in a jewelry store window. 

Officials posted on Facebook that the suspect broke into a jewelry store Wednesday night but was already gone by the time police arrived on the scene.


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For reasons unknown, the suspect returned to the scene and got stuck in the hole he made in a window of the store. 

Officials searched the suspect’s home and discovered the items he stole during the robbery, the post read. 

Authorities removed the suspect and allowed him to sober up in the drunk tank before they questioned him. 


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