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Woman posted selfies in 'stolen dress'

Social media pictures prompt officers to descend on woman's home. • A pregnant woman has been arrested in the US - after posting selfies on Facebook wearing a dress she had allegedly just stolen. Police say Danielle Saxton (27) stole the dress from a boutique in her home town of West Frankfort, Illinois. Hours later, she posted pi

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Arrested man 'prank ordered pizzas'

Arrested man 'prank ordered pizzas'

Arrested man lands in more trouble after ordering snacks while in custody. • A US man arrested for theft is in more trouble after allegedly prank ordering five pizzas while being held in police custody. Michael Harp (29) from Kentucky, had been arrested after allegedly shoplifting about £20 worth of beer from a convenience store

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Burglar caught after leaving prison ID papers at scene

Burglar caught after leaving prison ID papers at scene

Suspect was immediately identified after officers at the scene found the document along with a photograph of him. • A prolific burglar has been handed another custodial sentence after he left his prison release papers at the scene of a burglary. Andrew Graham (31) wasted no time in getting back to work, attempting to break into thre

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Police advice for Paris bound rickshaw rider

Police advice for Paris bound rickshaw rider

On his ride back to Paris, one lost rickshaw driver takes wrong turn and ends up on the A27 near Lewes, East Sussex. • Sussex Police have issued words of advice to the confused driver of a "three wheeled trike" after he took a wrong turn and ended up on a busy stretch of a dual carriageway. The man, a French national, was att

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Officers make giant snail haul

Officers make giant snail haul

Extra hungry animals are discovered during customs search. • A shipment of several dozen live giant African snails, weighing 2lb (0.9kg) each, has been seized by officials at Los Angeles International Airport. The 67 snails, measuring about six inches (15cm) in length, arrived from Lagos, Nigeria, in two plastic baskets with paperwork descr

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