OFFBEAT: Alleged thief busted sleeping ‘on the job’

A SUSPECTED would-be thief has found himself in a less than comfortable position after being found – wait for it – sleeping inside the vehicle he had allegedly broken into.

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The man was busted by response officers from a private security company in Palmview, about 25km north Durban, South Africa earlier this month.

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KZN VIP Protection Services shared the bizarre arrest on Facebook.

“Suspect apprehended after falling asleep in a car he [allegedly] broke into and [allegedly] attempted stealing valuables from,” the statement read.

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The private security company said officers were alerted after a man noticed his vehicle had been broken into.

The suspect detained and handed over to police.

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Photos shared by KZN VIP Protection Services on social media appear to show a man sleeping while sitting in the front right passenger seat.

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