MAINHAUSEN – A German found his front door walled up when he tried to exit his house, writes RTS. So far it is not known who carried out the prank, nor why.

The owner of the house says that the front door were bricked overnight and that he found the wall when he tried to exit his home in the morning.

Local police says that it is possible it is a prank, revenge or a bet.

The damage to the property was estimated at 500 euros.

“They raised the wall pretty quickly,” said one of the police officers for portal “Hessenschau”, noting that this should not be taken as a joke.