Dancing thief – level 1

04-08-2016 07:00

This news is from England. A 31-year-old man steals a wallet from a car. This happens in Birmingham.

The police can see the thief on camera. The police cannot believe what the thief is doing. The thief is dancing. He is happy because he has money now. Dancing is his celebration.

The police find the man. It is not the first time that he steals something. The thief goes to prison. His prison time is two weeks.

Difficult words: steal (take money illegally), wallet (a small bag for money).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Have you ever stolen anything?


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