Kaiserslautern (ots) - On Monday afternoon, an attentive shop visitor observed a man in a shop on Zollamtstrasse during a theft.
The accused put a bottle of vodka in his waistband and wanted to leave the shop without paying. The 41-year-old witness held the man until the police arrived.
A carpet knife was found during the search of the accused. Since the identity of the man could not be established on the spot, the officers took him to the office.
A breath alcohol test showed a value of 2,38 per thousand. After his personal details had been determined and recorded, he was able to walk again. He is now being investigated for theft. | elz
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Originally written by: Police headquarters West Palatinate
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