British expat admits rural France robberies of compatriots

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An unnamed 51-year-old British national has been detained by French gendarmes after admitting to carrying out 38 robberies at houses of fellow Britons in and around the village of Civray, in west-central France.

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British expatriate was taken into custody after confessing to 38 burglaries in rural France in two-and-a-half years, often targeting holiday homes owned by fellow Britons, reports The Telegraph.