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Man gets six-year ban from Denmark after stealing soda
Th man's cola theft tipped police off to his previous entry ban. Photo: Colourbox

Man gets six-year ban from Denmark after stealing soda

The Local · 19 Feb 2016, 10:11

Published: 19 Feb 2016 10:11 GMT+01:00

The 28-year-old faces expulsion from Denmark for stealing two colas from an Aarhus store. 
 
The man in question had previously been kicked out of the country for a previous criminal offence and given a two-year entry ban, so his seemingly innocuous crime will now have serious consequences. 
 
“It will likely be 20 days in jail and a six-year entry ban,” police spokesman Vagn Martinussen told TV2 Østylland. 
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Martinussen stressed that it was not the theft in and of itself that has triggered the punishment, but rather the 28-year-old’s violation of his entry ban. Police, of course, would have never known about the violation had the man simply purchased his soda. 

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