Friday, 19. December 2014
19. 08. 14. - 16:00
Burglary victim Radu Tock is suing police in Romania who refused to arrest the crook after he had tracked him down for them.
Radu managed to identify the thief when the crook accidentally loaded selfies on his victim's Facebook page using a tablet he had pinched during the break in at Blaj,
a city in Transylvania, Romania.
"The idiot pictured himself and named himself. I couldn't have made it easier for the police," said Radu.
"But when I told them they told me there was nothing they could do because they weren't on the internet at the police station.
"What kind of police unit doesn't use the internet these days? It's pathetic," he added.
The crook - calling himself Julian the Boss in the Facebook snaps - posed for a series of selfies showing off his muscles with his pals.
After tracking down the crook's address using a tracing device on the tablet, Radu passed all the details onto the police.
"And all they did was a big nothing," said Radu, who also lost jewellery and cash in the burglary.
"If I went out there and brought him in myself they'd probably charge me with unlawful arrest. It's not a surprise that there is so much theft here, given that the police seem so uninterested in actually catching anyone," he added.
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