Diabetic burglar caught after "sweetie binge coma"

Published Friday, Apr 10 2015, 17:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
A dozy burglar was nabbed after falling victim to his own sweet tooth.

Kondrat Balashov, aged 19, broke into a food shop in Russia and filled his face with sweets.

Jar of sweets - Diabetic burglar Kondrat Balashov was caught when he passed out after eating sweets

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But the sugary confectionary had a dramatic effect on the teen, who is diabetic.

Balashov passed out and was discovered by the shop's owner.

Police in Kaliningrad were quoted in the Daily Star as saying: "The man was taken to hospital. He is now awaiting trial."

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