Police in Vienna have issued this wanted photograph of a man who managed to somehow get a front door key for an empty flat – and then put an advert in to the newspapers offering to rent out for a cash payment of €10,000 upfront. In Austria although technically not legal or difficult to demand […]
Austrian police have arrested five men from Transylvania who travelled to Spain to steal 9.5 tonnes of garlic. The men needed three large vans to transport the cargo, all of which were stacked to the very top with the stolen garlic cloves. Officers at the border crossing from Austria into Hungary said they had smelt […]
Detectives investigating the horrific deaths of two men slowly cooked to death in a massive oven say that the pair had tried to rip the insulation off the wall of the oven and clawed at the door in a desperate bid to get free. The tragedy happened when the automatic door of the oven at […]
A 44-year-old man has been ordered to spend the rest of his life in a clinic for mentally deranged criminals after attacking police officers with a machete. A special unit stormed the housing estate he lived in when a neighbour rang the police for help. The 26-year-old told police in Vienna-Leopoldstadt he had been physically […]
An elderly woman was freed by firemen using special cutting equipment after getting stuck in her bathroom.The 70-year-old called for help when her arm got entangled in the sliding door of her cubicle shower yesterday (Tues), police in Viennas Leopoldstadt district said.She was freed unharmed after a neighbour called the local fire brigade.
An elderly mans foot got stuck in the door of an underground train but the public transport vehicle did not stop for safety reasons, it has been reported.Viennese newspapers report today (Thurs) that a pensioners foot was trapped in the closing door of the U-Bahn when it left Reumannplatz station yesterday. The 69-year-old claims the […]
Wels firemen have been kept busy after a man locked himself in his own toilet around midday today (Fri).Officials in the Upper Austrian city said worried neighbours called fire-fighters after hearing the mans cries for help.The local fire brigade was preparing to break down the apartment door when the 44-year-olds son arrived with a spare […]
A woman was run over by her own car yesterday evening (Mon) in Freistadt, Upper Austria, police said today.The 36-year-old, who wanted to park the vehicle in the underground garage of her apartment building, had been walking down to open the garage door when her car began rolling towards her.Unaware of what was happening until […]