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Couple puzzle cops with abandoned car after fight

The Local · 28 Nov 2011, 15:55

Published: 28 Nov 2011 15:55 GMT+01:00

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“The colleagues thought the worse; that there had been a crime, or that someone had been driving drunk and wandered off away from the car,” a police spokesman told The Local.

Officers drove the silver Opel Astra off the three-lane road in the middle of town where it had been dumped on Saturday lunchtime, and parked it safely while they tried to trace the owner.

Later in the day the shame-faced man contacted police himself to claim his car. “The man and his girlfriend had been having a big argument when they stopped the car and stormed off in different directions,” the police spokesman said.

“Each assumed that the other would go back and get the car but neither did.

“I don’t know what they were fighting about but I certainly would not have wanted to be in that car.”

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Your comments about this article

16:38 November 28, 2011 by Major Dude
What is the point of reporting such incidents?
16:57 November 28, 2011 by ukpunk1
It's only an Opel. Let it overheat.
19:33 November 28, 2011 by ovalle3.14
So Bielefeld exists...
20:00 November 28, 2011 by finanzdoktor
@ Major Dude: Because some "human-side" stories make us remember, that some things in life, cannot be made up.
08:39 November 29, 2011 by auniquecorn
Well, they wer´nt fighting over me, I´ve never seen that woman before.
09:21 November 29, 2011 by freechoice
so what were they arguing about? maybe we can help?
11:04 November 29, 2011 by LecteurX
@ Ovalle 3.14 -

LOL! Ha, ha! You fell for it! No, Bielefeld STILL doesn't exist. This is part of the master plan to make us believe it does ;-)
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