Some criminals just can't get it right, as DW-WORLD's selection of offbeat news stories featuring inept law breakers testifies.
The plans of some light-fingered Germans do not always work out as they had hoped
As long as no-one gets hurt and the perpetrators get the justice they deserve, then Germany's laughable law breakers are fair game for "From The Fringe."
DW-WORLD's regular take on the weird, wacky and wonderful from around Germany often uncovers stories of bungling burglars, careless crooks and thoughtless thieves. Anyone making a mess of breaking the law can find themselves not only in front of a judge or behind bars but also on the pages of our offbeat news section.
So, check the locks, set the car alarm and sit back and enjoy a selection of stories about Germany's most inept criminals.