Moscow man detained for stealing knitted hats for horses

The criminal ran off with knitted hats for horses, saddle pads, horse bandages, blankets.

The criminal ran off with knitted hats for horses, saddle pads, horse bandages, blankets.

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The criminal also ran off with saddle pads and horse bandages

A man suspected of stealing a number of knitted hats for horses from a stable in a north Moscow neighborhood has been detained by police, according to the Moskva news agency.

The unemployed 20-year-old has been previously convicted of fraud. 

The criminal also ran off with saddle pads, horse bandages, blankets, and other items totalling about 40,000 rubles ($710) in April.

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