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Police have arrested two men for stealing electricity in heists worth about 1 yen each, an official said Sunday.

A 38-year-old company employee was caught red-handed in September by a patrolling police officer while using a power outlet intended for the neon sign of a nearby restaurant to recharge his mobile phone, an Osaka Prefectural Police spokesman said on condition of anonymity.

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