A disgruntled diner returns, and more

A Czech man who was kicked out of a restaurant used a chain saw to cut his way back in so he could finish his dessert.

A disgruntled diner returns

A Czech man who was kicked out of a restaurant used a chain saw to cut his way back in so he could finish his dessert. Petr Svacha, 36, was halfway through his chocolate pudding when the eatery’s staff told him to leave, saying it was closing time. The disgruntled diner walked out, and returned with a chain saw. “He sliced a hole in the door, climbed inside, and went to his table,” said a police spokesman. A waiter tackled Svacha and held him until police arrived and arrested him.

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