Potsdam – Also thanks to a police helicopter, two suspected burglars were caught in Potsdam on Wednesday morning. The two men – one between 25 and 35 years old, the other between 40 and 50 years old – are suspected to have been around 4 a.m. in the Kirchsteigfeld breaking into a company vehicle on Clara-Schumann-Strasse. They were observed by witnesses. “The perpetrators apparently stole tools and fled from the crime scene in a car,” the police said on Thursday.

The alarmed officials took up the pursuit of the suspects, who tried in vain to lose the police officers. The men then parked their car at a junction with Landesstraße 40 and fled into the forest. But they couldn’t hide there for long. With support from the air, the emergency services tracked down the fugitives. You have been arrested. After an interrogation by the criminal police, the two suspects were released on Wednesday on the instructions of the public prosecutor’s office. The police continue to investigate.

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According to the police, another broken-in company vehicle was reported on Wednesday morning. Investigators are looking into whether there is a connection between the cases. In each case, complaints were made about a particularly serious case of theft.