After breaking the window of his vehicle, a man was taken into custody in Avignon's Avenue de la Croix-Rouge after he broke it on Tuesday May 31, at 1:35 AM.
It was the owner who alerted the police at Avignon's police station.
The 28-year old homeless and alcoholic man was taken into police custody. He stated that he was trying to steal the car in order to go back to Algeria, his country of birth.
He was detained in Nimes by the prefecture.