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Highway robbery: Chinese man steals and sells off road

BEIJING: An enterprising thief in eastern China has given new meaning to the phrase "highway robbery" by stealing an 800-metre-long (half-mile) stretch of concrete road overnight, a Chinese media report said. Confused locals in the village of Sankeshu in Jiangsu province called police on January 24 to report that the segment of road had mysteriously gone missing, leading some to believe that an unannounced road renovation was underway, the China News Service reported. But police soon discovered that a man surnamed Zhu…