Crappy day for fuel thieves Down Under

2016-01-26 12:02

Cape Town - Australian thieves got a little bit more than they bargained for when they tried to siphon petrol from a tour bus in Laverton, Australia.

According to police, the amateur thieves chose the wrong tank while trying to steal petrol. They accessed the waste tank instead of the petrol tank and got a mouth full of human waste.

Sergeant Soutar, of the Laverton police said “We can infer they beat a very hasty retreat, with a somewhat bitter taste in their mouth”.

The police have no intention of retaining the stolen goods but are still looking for the offenders.

In December 2015, the Mirror reported that a burglar was found fast asleep and snoring loudly in the living, after raiding a Newcastle home.

The sleepy thief decided to take a nap and was caught by the two of the house mates who rented the property.

Ian Carr, who is a serial offender was arrested by police after they had to apparently wake him up.

In October 2015 UK police were able to catch a thief after he wrote "Can't Catch Me" on the wall of a cricket club he had robbed in Kent.

John Stevens, aged 25 entered the Rumwood Cricket Club, in Maidstone, and stole a handbag and three cricket balls.

Stevens thought it would be funny to tease the police but failed to dispose of the pen he used to write on the wall.

The police were able to catch him as he had a number of priors on his police record.

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