A wanted man surrendered to police in West Sussex Wednesday because he did not want to spend another minute with the people he had been living with during the COVID-19 lockdown. Watchman Reports.
Inspector Darren Taylor, of Sussex Police, shared the strange event on Twitter, claiming that the unidentified man, who was “wanted in prison,” was seeking “peace and quiet” when he turned himself in. “Someone is in custody and returning to prison to spend some extra time alone,” Taylor wrote.
Peace and quiet! A wanted man turned himself in to the team yesterday afternoon after informing us that he would rather go back to jail and then spend more time with the people he was living with! One of them is in detention and goes back to prison to spend some time alone pic.twitter.com/zCwLo0fgDQ
Inspector Darren Taylor February 18, 2021
It might seem strange for someone to search for the “comforts” of life behind bars, a guy named Robert Vick He escaped once From a minimum security prison in Kentucky, but turned himself in a hotel a few miles away the next day because it was so cold outside.
The day Vic gave in, the temperature in Lexington was 3 degrees with chilly winds reaching 17 below. “It’s been frozen,” said Maurice King, director of Sunset Hotel and Restaurant. “He entered and knocked on my door and told me to summon the law on him.”
Fick was sentenced to six years in prison for burglary and possession of a forged tool.
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