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Thief tried to hide chainsaw in his pants

Thief's brazen method of pilfering the large garden tool doesn't prove successful. • A US shoplifter has been caught on CCTV cameras - trying to hide a chainsaw down the front of his trousers. The 28-year-old man was filmed trying to steal a £380 chainsaw from the Treasure Coast Lawn Equipment hardware store in Port St. Lucie,

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Force hoping to flog dealer's Bentley on eBay

Force hoping to flog dealer's Bentley on eBay

With a starting bid of £34,000 and one day to go, the vehicle is yet to attract any bids. • A luxury car confiscated from a convicted drug dealer has been put on an online auction site by Leicestershire Police. With a starting bid of £34,000, the vehicle (pictured) will be sold to help repay Cookie Amin's profits of nearly £

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Ex-police dog employed to sniff out 'fatbergs'

Ex-police dog employed to sniff out 'fatbergs'

A retired police dog has been employed by Southern Water to curb the 17,000 blockages caused by build ups of fat each year. • A keen-nosed former police dog will be used to sniff out sewer-blocking 'fatbergs' made of congealed oil, fat and grease. Hector the bloodhound has been trained to detect blockages on Southern Water's 2

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Gang of mad geese removed by police

Gang of mad geese removed by police

Staffordshire Police are called after an intimidating bunch of birds repeatedly caused distress to elderly residents. • A gang of mad geese whose unruly behaviour terrorised a neighbourhood for around eight months have been taken away after a police intervention. The group of five birds persistently disturbed the homes of elderly re

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Cyclist in saddest mugshot ever after fighting with police

Cyclist in saddest mugshot ever after fighting with police

Drunk man arrested after he tried to order food from closed fast food joint. • A hungry man who tried to order food from his bicycle at a closed drive-through restaurant refused to leave, fought arriving police and then took the saddest mugshot of all time, authorities say. Gabriel Harris, 33, and a female friend rode up to

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