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Australia 'collar-bomb' accused Peters pleads guilty

A man has pleaded guilty to breaking into a teenage girl's home and locking her to a fake bomb in Australia in August last year.

Paul Douglas Peters, 50, appeared via video-link in a Sydney court and his lawyer entered the plea on his behalf.

He was arrested in the United States last year and extradited to Australia to face charges for the incident, believed to be an attempt to extort money from the girl's family.

He will be sentenced later this month.

The BBC's Duncan Kennedy reports from Sydney.

  • 08 Mar 2012
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