Published: March 24 2023
Summary: Budapest police saved a wanted thief who stole a mobile phone from an elegant hotel's reception desk from drowning in the River Danube. The 32-year-old man jumped into the river in the wake of being pursued when the hotel security guard saw him. The passive resistance of the fleeing man caused the rescue to be challenging. The thief was taken to the hospital for medical treatment of hypothermia, and after confirmation of the larceny accusations and completion of hospital treatment, he was arrested.
- A 32-year-old man stole a phone from a hotel in Budapest and jumped into the River Danube when chased by hotel security personnel.
- The Budapest Police, including the Water Police, arrived within minutes of the theft and saved the thief from drowning.
- The man, identified as T. Lajos, was taken to hospital for hypothermia treatment, and once cleared by medical personnel, was taken into police custody.
- The recovered mobile phone and the theft of it have led to charges of theft being laid against the arrested man.
- The authorities have requested that he be held in custody awaiting trial.
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