Caravan thieves nabbed in Poland

Three men suspected of being behind a break-in spree in Austria have been arrested in Poland.Investigators in Austria assume that the Poles stole six caravans, two cars, a motorcycle, a truck and a minivan from two company estates in the Lower Austrian districts of Neunkirchen and Gänserndorf in 2009 and 2010. The loot is worth nearly 600,000 Euros altogether. Polish police kept tight-lipped about whether they found the stolen vehicles.Officials in their homeland decided not to extradite the men, police in Lower Austria said today (Fri). The alleged robbers are expected to go to trial in the city of Warsaw next month.The arrests come on the heels of news that 4,513 houses and flats were broken into across Austria in the first three months of 2011, up from 4,361 in the equal period of last year. Federal Crime Office (BK) figures also show that 1,135 cars were stolen in Austria in the first quarter of this year – 230 more than between January and March 2010.