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Man who hid in restaurant until closing time eats 6 geese and 3 ducks along with a gallon of pickles

By Mason White 5:52 PM December 14, 2015
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By: Chan Yuan
A man was arrested on a charge of theft after remaining in a restaurant after closing time and eating like a king, police in the Czech Republic said.

Prague police said that they have arrested the 48-year-old man, who was not identified, after helping himself to geese, ducks, pickles and cake.

He was charged with one count of theft. If convicted, he faces up to two years in prison.

According to the police investigation, on Sunday night, the suspect locked himself in the toilet of the restaurant located on Mezibranska Street, until employees locked up the place.

Once everyone was out of the restaurant, the thief came out of the bathroom and helped himself to the food. The man ate six geese, three ducks, a jar of pickles, goose fat and liver, poppy seeds and butter.

He also drank several bottles of wine and other beverages along with strawberry cake. When the cleaning crew arrived at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, they called the police and the suspect was arrested.

He caused CZK 20,000 ($820) in damages.