20-year-old robbed Dollarstore - with a fake pistol
At 7:40 pm on 13th July last year the police were called out to to Dollarstore in Kristianstad.
A man had robbed the shop using a loaded weapon and left the scene on a bicycle, the police were told in the alarm. On Gustav Hellströms väg a police patrol met the cyclist, who was heading towards Österäng.
After a short chase the cyclist, a 20-year-old man, was stopped. In his bag the police found a fake pistol. He admitted straight away to the police what had happened.
– I'll be honest. I've committed a robbery, he is reported to have said.
The 20-year-old explained to the police that the reason was that he needed money.
The police: Have you anything to say to the victims of your prank?
– I'm really and truly sorry. I tried to carry out the robbery when there was nobody in the queue, but they came and lined up behind me.
Now the 20-year-öld has been charged with robbery and making serious unlawful threats. He admits the robbery, but denies having made unlawful threats.