The 58-year-old man, already well known to the courts, wanted to break into a restaurant in downtown Bordeaux to steal the cash. But he was alarmed and was greeted by the boss
It was around 5 a.m. on Wednesday, October 27, when a man already well known to the courts, especially for thefts, decided to attack a restaurant, not far from the Capuchins, in the center of Bordeaux. . His goal: to enter the premises to unlock the cash register. So he got down to picking the lock. Bad luck for him, the alarm took hold, waking up the couple of managers who were sleeping upstairs. While Madame was calling the police, Monsieur descended and jumped on the intruder, overpowering him until the officers arrived.
Brought back to the police station where he was taken into custody, the 58-year-old burglar did not seek to deny before the investigators of the departmental security who also solved at the same time another burglary of the same type: the fingerprints of the respondent corresponded to those found in another restaurant in central Bordeaux, burgled in July 2020. When questioned, the fifty-year-old also admitted. He must be referred to the prosecution on Thursday for an immediate comparison before the criminal court.