‘He’s now stuffed behind bars …,’ police mentioned
The hunt for a wished automobile thief ended after police noticed the teenager hidden inside an enormous stuffed teddy bear.
U.Ok. police caught Joshua Dobson, 18, throughout a search of his girlfriend’s home, when an officer observed an enormous teddy bear tucked away within the nook that seemed to be “respiration.”
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“After we went to arrest him, our officers observed a big bear respiration within the deal with earlier than discovering Dobson hidden inside!” tweeted the Higher Manchester Police.
Police pulled Dobson out after reportedly doing “a double-take” upon seeing the slumped over bear, the Manchester Magistrates Court docket heard final week.
Dobson was banned from driving for 27 months and sentenced to 9 9 months in jail. His time on the run started in Might, when he stole a Mitsubishi SUV value $13,183 and drove off with out paying for $47 of gasoline.
“He’s now stuffed behind bars after being sentenced final week for theft of a motorcar, driving whereas disqualified, and making off from a petroleum station with out cost.”
“Hopefully he has a bearable time inside,” added the police drive.
Dobson was sentenced for motorcar theft, driving whereas disqualified, driving with out insurance coverage, and refusing to pay for gasoline.
In accordance with the Solar, he additionally admitted to stealing a Vauxhall Astra van in March, a toolbox and two tablets and to committing vandalism.