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August 12, 2011

The Daily Star - Nabatieh police arrest 5 men over a mix of thefts - August 12, 2011

BEIRUT: Nabatieh police arrested an Iranian man over the weekend for allegedly stealing $4,350 from a gas station in Nabatieh after tricking a station worker, the Internal Security Forces said in statement Thursday.
According to the statement, the man had an accomplice, another Iranian national, who is currently in hiding and is being pursued by police.
During questioning, the man in custody confessed to the crime as well as to two similar incidents in Raouche, Beirut and the village of Kfar Roummane in Nabatieh.
The stolen money was returned to the gas station owner. Separately, Nabatieh police arrested four men on charges of theft on July 25 and 26 and Aug. 2, the statement added.
The alleged thieves were identified by robbery victims and, according to a Nabatieh resident, one of them had stolen from him cash and prepaid phone cards worth around $53,000.
Two of the four confessed to carrying out robberies in Beirut and Sidon.

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