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Man calls police over 'rubbish' presents

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Man calls police over 'rubbish' presents
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13:39 CET+01:00
A novel way to deliver Christmas presents backfired on Friday night, when a man called the police after having a bin bag flung onto his balcony.

When a plastic sack landed on his balcony in the dead of night, the 57-year-old, living in the central German town of Goslar, assumed that some unknown hooligans were throwing garbage onto his balcony.

He therefore alerted the police to report a "rubbish attack."

But when officers arrived to examine the evidence, they found the bag was filled with presents, thrown there by a neighbour hoping to preserve the magic of Christmas.

Police said they would not pursue the matter.

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