When you decide that the method by which you are going to earn money, is to break into other people’s properties, relieve them of their hard-earned personal belongings and then sell these belongs to the highest bidder, then you take the risks which come with such a choice of ‘career’.
And before anyone starts to shout about how burglars do not CHOOSE to become burglars, then I would ask such a person about just how many burglars they have met and under what circumstances.
One such suspected burglar met with karma recently after falling from a roof according to West Midlands Police and as reported on the BBC’s website.
West Midlands Police confirmed that their officers were called to Robin Hood Road, Wilenhall, Coventry on Saturday after an incident that was reported to them by members of the public
A male at the scene fled from the location prior to the arrival of the police and ended up on a roof of a nearby house before he fell.
The BBC reported that officers at the scene arrested a 31-year-old male on suspicion of attempted burglary.
He was taken to hospital following his injuries, but died on Sunday.
In a statement that was released on the West Midlands Police website, the force said:
“Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of what happened”.
This story reminded me of an incident that happened on my old borough whereby a burglar fell through the roof of a building on a nearby industrial estate.
The male landed on some heavy machinery, and was not found until several days later when staff returned to work following a bank holiday break.
It was believed that the male in this case, had an accomplish who decided to leave the scene rather than raising the alarm and getting help that could have potentially saved the life of his mate.
There is a saying that was taught to me during my time in the armed forces that goes something along the lines of: ‘you pick your branch, you take your chance’.
If people did not break into other peoples homes and properties, then they would not risk getting stabbed by home owners or falling to their deaths from roofs etc.
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