Man who wounded thief released from custody (3)

Arrest warrant agst ex-policeman Bruno Poeti not upheld

(ANSA) - Grosseto, February 11 - A man who shot and wounded one of four Romanian thieves who came onto his land near Grosseto Monday was released from custody Thursday. Bruno Poeti, a 64-year-old former policeman, was accused of attempted murder but a preliminary investigations judge did not uphold the arrest warrant. Three of the thieves are being held for aggravated theft while the fourth is under guard in a hospital.
    Poeti allegedly shot at the four Romanians with a 7.65mm caliber semiautomatic pistol after they broke in to his property and tried to drive off in his car, wounding one.
    Ion Nicolai Farcas, 39, is hospitalized.
    The incident occurred in the small seaside town of Marina di Grosseto in southern Tuscany.


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