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Wrestler catches would-be burglar

A man in England who was attempting to rob a house was surprised when the owner, a former wrestling champion in Poland, came home and subdued him, according to this report:

Man-mountain Adam Kalinowski told how Lee Christie, 38, sobbed and pleaded for mercy as he held him in a Nelson headlock for 20 minutes until police arrived.
Factory worker Adam, 37, a former wrestling champion in his native Poland, said he snapped when he came home and found his front door broken down and Christie in his house.
"Maybe it was the adrenaline, but I was not scared because this is my house, my castle as you say in England.

Read the full story on the Mirror web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 29, 2010; 6:53 AM ET
Categories:  Around the World , Offbeat  
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