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Thursday, 8 October 2009

Britain's most unlucky thief nabbed by Dutch soldiers

A thief being chased by an angry farmer must have thought his day couldn't get much worse after he flipped over his stolen quad bike after a 50mph chase.

But it quickly got much worse as he tried to get away following the crash - because he ran straight into a busload of Dutch special forces soldiers, who promptly wrestled him to the ground and knelt on his back.

The thief had stolen the quad from the farm of Nick Walker in Satley, County Durham on Monday morning. 26-year-old Walker, hearing the quad start up, immediately gave chase on another quad.

Read more here.

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