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The first man found guilty in connection with the crime wave in Cologne on New Year's Eve has been given a six-month suspended sentence and a €100 fine.

Younes A. was found guilty of petty theft in a Cologne court on Wednesday, local newspaper Express reports.

The 23-year-old stole a mobile phone from a young woman as she was taking photos of Cologne's famous cathedral.


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