Wild boar herd help German police capture suspected car thief
BERLIN (AP) - A herd of wild boars has thwarted a suspected car thief's getaway in northern Germany.
Police in Schwerin say the 18-year-old abandoned a stolen SUV he was driving Thursday after failing to shake off a chasing patrol car by driving into a field.
Police nabbed his passenger immediately. But they say the driver initially got away by running into nearby woods.
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