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Alleged thief found napping on sofa of house he broke into

/ 02:54 PM August 16, 2018

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Strange as it may seem, an alleged burglar appears to have taken the saying “sleeping on the job” literally after breaking into a house in Rimba.

The “unlucky” thief was found asleep on a sofa in the living room by some residents yesterday. Pictures of the incident went viral on social media and the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) has confirmed the incident.

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RBPF said it received a report on the incident at around 9:15 a.m. The 34-year-old local man is alleged to have broken in to the damaged property.

The suspect was taken to the Bandar Seri Begawan Central Police Station for further investigation.

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RBPF urged members of the public to come forward to share any information on the incident to the BSB Central Police Station, or any nearby police station.

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