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Croydon flower stall thief caught when getaway horse conks out on speed bump

by | 7th, February 2013

CRIMINAL of the day is George Smith, 36, of Croydon, south London. At Croydon Magistrates Court, Mr Smith was ordered to pay £85 in costs and perform 150 hours of unpaid work. His crime:

In June last year, Smith was caught on CCTV attaching an unmanned flower stall to his chestnut mare in Rosehill, Sutton, before cracking the one-year-old pony’s hide repeatedly after the stolen haul got stuck on a speed bump. 

File under: lack of horse power.



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