Man Tries To Escape Police By Jumping Into Prison

A motorist attempting to escape police in America must have thought he’d given them the slip when he abandoned his car and jumped over a fence – only to realise that he’d landed in a prison yard.

Jail isn't the best place to escape police. Photo: AllyBady/Flickr

Police in Garfield Heights, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio say that the badly considered escape attempt followed a high-speed chase, which reached speeds of 90mph.

The chase ended when the driver and his passengers abandoned the vehicle. The driver and one of the passengers made a break for the nearby fence, and scaled it – apparently not aware that it was the outside fence of the state women’s prison.

The two prison-breakers were arrested, along with two other passengers who chose to flee in a different direction. [via Metro (UK)]

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