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Locked-out woman wrongly arrested for burglary

National News // By Tay Kinnear // May 28, 2019

A woman in Winterthur was arrested for attempted burglary – but it seems she was locked out of her apartment and was trying to climb back in through the balcony. 

Pixabay Locked-out woman wrongly arrested for burglary

But she had the wrong flat.

A local resident reported the woman to the police who quickly responded.

The woman, who works as a nurse, was detained, but the mix-up was soon sorted out after the neighbors confirmed her identity.

The owner of the flat she was trying to enter dropped the charges.

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