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Burglar found asleep in car

Police arrest drunken shop-raider after they find him with crowbar on the seat beside him

A DRUNKEN burglar has been caught after he fell asleep at the wheel of his car nearby a smashed shop front window.

Police on patrol spotted that the window of a computer shop in Angoulême had been smashed and then found the man fast asleep in his car with gloves and a crowbar on the seat beside him.

He was arrested late on Friday night but had drunk so much that police could not interview him until Saturday afternoon, when he admitted trying to raid the shop.

He had managed to smash the padlock but could not get past the metal grill on the window.
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