The Thief

A wave of house burglaries has hit Ystad. A group of neighbours in the most affected area decides to take matters into their own hands and starts a vigilance committee and starts to patrol the streets at night. One night they discover a person who is acting suspicious and beat him up severely.

The day after the man and his car is missing. A Polish woman contacts the police and tells them that her husband has disappeared.  The case is not prioritized but Wallander decides to dig a bit deeper, and soon he realizes that the group of neighbours in the vigilance committee is involved. The body of the missing man is still to be found but in his cell phone Wallander finds some ghastly photos of a dead woman…