La Piccola Notizia: “Ladri di biciclette”

La Repubblica reports that on January 28, local police surprised two men in the process of stealing a bicycle; the men were arrested and are awaiting further consequence.

This story seems a bit mundane, except that the men were caught on the via Pietro da Cortona in Rome, which happens to be where the critical scene of the famous Italian movie “Ladri di Biciclette” was filmed, in which the protagonist Antonio steals a final bicycle. While the crime is unfortunate, the parallelism is distinctly entertaining.

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