Pole sentenced to one year in prison for theft of electronics

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A Polish citizen has been sentenced to one year in prison by Inntrøndelag District Court for stealing electronics all across the country.

The 30-year-old man managed to steal electronics for a total value of 123,500 crowns in six different locations across the country before getting caught in Levanger on January 18 this year. He confessed to the crime in court, the newspaper Adresseavisen writes.

On January 8 he stole two Macbook computers from Elkjøp on Magnet mall in Moan. The theft was discovered by employees, and one of them pursued the man while the police turned out. The police arrested him near E6.

In court, it was revealed that the man had been caught on a surveillance camera along with another person when the thefts occurred. The last robbery was the only robbery made by him alone.

The man explained that he traveled from Poland on 23 November last year and that the plan was to visit friends in Norway. In Kristiansand , however,  he met another Polish citizen who involved him in the thefts.

This man had a technique for disengaging the alarm on products. He then made the accused  steal the products by hiding them under his coat and walking out of the store. They then traveled to Poland to sell the stolen products there.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today