This 30-year-old used dog poo bags to collect money from parking meters

A well-rehearsed strategy. In Metz (Moselle), a man used dog poop bags to steal money from parking meters. But the police arrested him on Monday, February 21, reports the LorraineActu site. It was 8:40 p.m. when agents from the anti-crime squad noticed an individual busying himself on a parking meter in the city center. The man in question collected the parts which fell from the extractor before starting again a little further. He has since been taken into custody.

According to a police source, the investigation revealed a very particular process: the respondent placed poop bags in the parking meter to block the part where the money is supposed to arrive. Later, all he had to do was retrieve the bag with the money inside.

A scheme that the victim company has seen for about a year and a half. Aged about 30, the suspect was found with 36 euros in change as well as several bags he used to sit on, according to him. This Wednesday, February 23, Nevertheless, he was presented for immediate appearance.

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