Car is stolen in 30 seconds

Car is stolen in 30 seconds

24-10-2014 07:00

This happens in China. A man is at a petrol station. A staff member puts fuel in his car. The man walks away to pay. The key is still in the car.

He comes back 30 seconds later. His car is gone! A 19 year-old man took it. A security camera filmed him. Police catch him in four days.

Difficult words: petrol station (place where you buy fuel for your car), staff member (somebody who works somewhere), fuel (energy for the car).

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