Loud Fart Gives Away Suspect’s Hiding Place To Police Following Chase

United Kingdom: Chased by the police, a criminal decided to hide in the bushes, but he literally blew his own cover with a loud fart. 

The fugitive, whose identity is being kept secret, had run into a wooded area near Hayworth, Nottinghamshire on Thursday morning.

A little earlier he had been in a high-speed chase with police but decided to flee on foot and hoped to outsmart them by hiding.

However, his hiding place was quickly given away when he let out a giant fart which immediately alerted officers to his whereabouts. 

They quickly arrested him as he had been wanted for two offenses and took him into custody in Mansfield.

In a Facebook post, the Nottinghamshire Police said:

“A trump gave away a wanted man’s hiding place after a foot chase through some woods in the early hours of the morning.

“Police Constable Fenton said: ‘I was almost out of wind running but luckily the suspect still had some. I heard him letting rip and followed the noises to a bush’

ARREST: Officers came up trumps after a man broke wind and revealed his hiding place.Nottinghamshire Police attended…

Posted by Nottinghamshire Police on Thursday, May 7, 2020

Unsurprisingly, many commenters joked about the arrest.

One person said:

“Nothing like revealing yourself whilst relieving yourself!”

Another wrote:

“He was only trying to break free… But only ended up breaking wind”

A third person commented:

“I guess they must have sniffed him out.”

And another wrote:

“Can’t wait till that one’s read out in court!”

In a similar fashion, back in the summer of 2019, as reported by Fox 2 Detroit, police in Clay County, Missouri were able to ‘sniff out’ a person wanted for possession of a controlled substance after the criminal let out an explosive fart.

“We’ve gotta give props to Liberty PD for using their senses to sniff him out!”, a person wrote on the Clay County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

What are your thoughts on this hilarious case? Let us know by joining the conversation in the comments and please share this article if you’ve laughed as much as we did.

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