Minden (dpa / lnw) - Because he did not want to pay a chicken for six euros in the supermarket, a shoplifter in Minden quickly took a bite and swallowed a piece.

According to the police on Wednesday, the 37-year-old choked on the way from the meat counter to the cash register, and an ambulance had to be called.

The shoplifter had a piece of bone stuck in his throat.

The police couldn't tell whether it was a roasted piece of meat or raw meat.

After the incident on Tuesday, the man was banned from entering the store and received a criminal complaint.

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