The central Warsaw Prosecutor’s Office accused the young man of robbery and theft. He faces a prison sentence of up to 10 years.
A 22-year-old man posed as a mannequin in a display case at a shopping center in Warsaw, Poland, to steal when the establishment was closed, local media reported.
“To do this, with a bag in his hand, he stood in front of a shop window, pretending to be a mannequin. Feeling safe, he went ‘hunting’ and robbed a jewelry stall,” said Robert Szumiata, spokesman for the Warsaw Police.
Finally, he was discovered by the security guards who informed the Police.
The central Warsaw Prosecutor’s Office accused the young man of robbery and theft, a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
“At the request of the Prosecutor’s Office, the court decided to place the man under temporary arrest for three months,” announced Szymon Banna, spokesperson of the Regional Prosecutor’s Office.
Everything shows that the young man is a repeat offender of this behavior, because Szumiata points out that, on another occasion, also after the closing of the shopping center, the same subject ate generously in a restaurant , and then managed to slip under the fence of a grocery store. branded clothes to change your clothes for new ones.
On that occasion it was captured by security cameras. After his mistakes at the store, he returned to the restaurant for more free food, the police spokesman said.
“We already know that the 22-year-old man is also responsible for robberies at another shopping center, where also after closing time, he stole the day’s income from some cash registers and attempted to steal other items,” added Szumiata.