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Car thief thwarted by lack of fuel

National News // Sept. 11, 2019

A car thief ran out of luck when the car ran out of fuel. Police in canton Nidwalden have just released the details of a burglary and car theft in July this year. A 34 year old and another man took an Audi RS4 from a garage in Stans.

pixabay Car thief thwarted by lack of fuel

They headed out to the autoroute, but were spotted by a police patrol – who gave chase. The Audi reached speeds of up to 200 kph.

But the driver hadn’t noticed the fuel gauge was showing empty. The car came to a stop when approaching Basel.

The men were arrested.

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