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Attempted burglar becomes wedged in fence

May 23, 2012 at 2:42 PM   |   Comments

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 23 (UPI) -- Police in Sweden released a picture of a heavyset attempted burglar who wound up wedged in a fence as he tried to make his getaway.

Stockholm police said a homeowner called the emergency number early Tuesday to report a man who had attempted to break into his house was stuck in a fence outside of his home, The Local.se reported Wednesday.

Police snapped a picture of the suspect, who was not injured, before prying him free and placing him under arrest.

The picture was posted to the department's official Twitter page, which has about 4,500 followers.

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