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    Polish police find wanted man hiding on large dining table

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    MOSCOW, January 16 (RIA Novosti) - A Polish man on the run from police for several months after not paying a fine was finally caught trying to hide on a dining table, according to a report by Poland's TVN24 news on Friday.

    Janusz D., 50, was sentenced several months ago to 60 days in prison for not paying a fine, but he never appeared to serve his sentence and was put on a police wanted list. He avoided the police for several months, during which time he did not visit his home or have any contact with relatives or friends, according to the report.

    But this week the police were tipped off that the Janusz could be found at a home near Minsk-Mazowiecki. On arriving at the address, the police found several men, none of whom would admit to knowing the whereabouts of Janusz.

    The police searched the house anyway, and their attention was drawn by an extremely long table covered by a tablecloth. Although a bottle of vodka stood on the table, the tablecloth did not look very even, and upon lifting it, the officers found their quarry stretched out under it.

    Janusz has been taken into custody.

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