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Thefts in Poland increased by 12,000 in 2022 from the previous year, to 124,000, the National Police Headquarters (KGP) data has shown.
Three men posing as water inspectors blagged their way into the home of former RAF tail gunner Jan Stangryciuk and his wife Jadwiga before making off with his medals, highly sentimental jewellery and thousands of pounds of cash.
Following the man’s arrest, Warsaw police posted on social media: "Anita Włodarczyk is ruthless not only in the stadium. The perpetrator was lucky that the champion decided to catch him and not throw a hammer at him.”
Police have arrested 14 members of a gang of thieves who preyed on passengers travelling on long-distance trains, the Central Police Investigation Bureau (CBSP) said on Monday.
A thief from Ostrołęka ran out of luck after being caught escaping from a store he had robbed by a marathon-winning policewoman.