A suspected automotive thief tried to make the right getaway by racing down a flight of stairs however ended up being rescued by police after getting wedged between two partitions.
In scenes harking back to the Italian Job, the 31-year-old plunged down the winding staircase in a Union Flag-topped Mini Cooper at 11.30pm final night time.
Sadly for him, his automotive grew to become caught midway down the trail in Morpeth, Northumberland, and emergency providers needed to rescue him when he realised he could not even open the doorways.
A suspected automotive thief’s excellent getaway was ruined when the Mini Cooper he was driving in acquired caught as he plunged down some stairs
After releasing the blundering man police arrested him for aggravated automobile taking.
The scene has since been cordoned off as police attempt to work out tips on how to free the automobile.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police mentioned: ‘At about 11.30pm final night time, Monday, March 12, police acquired a report of a automobile and its driver caught midway down a public stairway in Carlisle Park, Morpeth.
‘Emergency providers attended and the motive force was free of the automobile, a purple Mini Cooper S. He was not injured in the course of the incident.
‘Enquiries into the incident are ongoing however a 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated automobile taking, and stays in police custody.
‘The stairway has been cordoned off from the general public, and preparations at the moment are being made to carry the automobile out of the stairwell at 11pm this night.
‘Anybody with any related data ought to contact us on 101, quoting reference 1215 120318 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’
The Union Flag-topped Mini Cooper acquired caught on some steps in Morpeth, Northumberland, final night time at round 11.30pm. After the 31-year-old was rescued, police arrested him for aggravated automobile taking
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