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    British burglar says 'sorry' with flowers

    British burglar says 'sorry' with flowers


    LONDON—A repentant robber in England sent his elderly victim a bouquet of flowers to apologize for frightening her, police said Friday. A 91-year-old woman received the flowers and a note after confronting a burglar in her home around 4 a.m. on Oct. 9, police said.

    The card explained that the burglar thought the property in Halifax, about 200 miles north of London, was empty and apologized for breaking in.
    Police said the woman was "very shaken" by the confrontation.
    "Whoever did this has a conscience, and feels guilty for what he has done," West Yorkshire Police Det. Insp. Tony Nicholson said in a statement.

    Police said the burglar fled the house empty-handed and appealed for him to come forward.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtydog
    Police said the burglar fled the house empty-handed and appealed for him to come forward.
    And police wished that a police work would be as simple as that.

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    He could alternatively dial Whitehall 1212 and leave his name and address, following which PC Dixon will attend and shake his hand.

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    How can he be a burglar if he didn't steal anything?

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    ^ He'll have to steal something now to pay for the flowers. The real robbers are those florists.

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    The definition of burglary is not the same in every country.
    In the UK burglary can only be committed during the hours of darkness

    Definition: Breaking and entering the dwelling house of another, in the nighttime, with intent to commit a felony therein, whether the felonious purpose be accomplished or not.

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    How about Turd Burglaring?

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    And how about those Amerkins and their Burglarising?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabang View Post
    And how about those Amerkins and their Burglarising?
    I could have sworn the headline says "British Burglar" not American.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabang View Post
    And how about those Amerkins and their Burglarising?
    Totally different. Burglarising is carried out by burglarisers.

    Burglarisery is a terrible crime. Especially on the English language.

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    "Whoever did this has a conscience, and feels guilty for what he has done," West Yorkshire Police Det. Insp. Tony Nicholson said in a statement.
    No shit Tony.

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