Thief stole money to play games

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

An un­em­ployed 19-year-old has been de­tained in Daix­ing district on sus­pi­cion of steal­ing prop­erty from cars. The man, sur­named Zhang, told po­lice he needed money to visit in­ter­net cafes and play on­line games. Zhang was caught car­ry­ing a sling­shot and screw­driver, which po­lice said he used to break into the cars, at about 2 am in Dax­ing’s Xi­men­hong town­ship this month. He had pre­vi­ously served a year in a de­ten­tion house for a sim­i­lar of­fense.

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