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06/04/2005 11:31 PM ID: 48486 Permalink   

Harry Potter and the Muggle Thieves


Northamptonshire police confirmed two men from Kettering were arrested for trying to sell a stolen copy of book 6 of the Harry Potter series to a tabloid. It is said they intended to charge 50,000 pounds or around US$90,880.

In addition to the theft the pair are charged with firearms violations. They were arrested after police were called to Kettering after reports of a shot being fired.

According to a police spokesman a 37-year-old is charged with possession of an offensive weapon and handling a stolen book and a 19-year-old is charged with the theft and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear and violence.

    WebReporter: jaded fox Show Calling Card      
ASSESS this news: BLOCK this news. Reason:
  Spelling error..  
"They wee arrested after police were called to Kettering after reports of a shot being fired."

wee = were
  by: Rio   06/05/2005 01:21 AM     
  Fixed the typo....n/t  
  by: lurker     06/05/2005 02:11 AM     
at first i thought this was a title for a new book or something..
  by: sp00ky187   06/05/2005 04:14 AM     
  @Lurker and Rio  
Thanks for catching and correcting that.

  by: jaded fox     06/05/2005 04:15 AM     
  Theives = Thieves  
I before E, except after C
  by: retox   06/05/2005 01:53 PM     
  that is why  
English is lame.
(it needs to be reworked)
  by: emp3r0r     06/05/2005 02:31 PM     
Anything else I missed?
  by: jaded fox     06/06/2005 06:34 AM     
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