'Suicide attempt' leads police to German marijuana grower

2015-07-03 14:46
(Odd Anderson, AFP)

(Odd Anderson, AFP)

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Hamburg - Police responding to a potential suicide attempt after reports of a German man walking around on the roof of his building ended up arresting him because he turned out to be a marijuana farmer, police said on Friday.

The 26-year-old's rooftop stroll on Wednesday evening in the Billstedt neighborhood of Hamburg caught the attention of a concerned resident, who called the police.

Six squad cars drove to the man's residence, where they discovered the marijuana plants and growing equipment.

Police could not say why the man was on the roof.

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