facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Honey thief tracked using slippers

Dec. 14, 2012 at 4:46 PM   |   Comments

YOSHKAR-OLA, Russia, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A Russian teenager accused of stealing 4.2 gallons of honey was arrested when police tracked him via slippers left at the scene.

Police said the 17-year-old, whose name wasn't released, entered an apartment in Yoshkar-Ola and took the jars of honey, RIA Novosti reported Friday.

Investigators said the thief left in a hurry when the clanking of the jars alerted a resident. The thief left behind a pair of slippers.

A police dog used the slippers to track the suspect to an apartment on the higher floor than the crime scene. The teenager admitted to the crime, police said.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Lovelorn Chinese woman lived at KFC for a week Lovelorn Chinese woman lived at KFC for a week
2
Bear cub takes a stroll through Oregon drug store Bear cub takes a stroll through Oregon drug store
3
Town cancels trick-or-treating due to polar bears Town cancels trick-or-treating due to polar bears
4
Ebola plush toys are big sellers Ebola plush toys are big sellers
5
44,000 pounds of beer stolen from Miller High Life big rig in Florida 44,000 pounds of beer stolen from Miller High Life big rig in Florida
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback