Two bad hiding places
Here's the story of a man from Birmingham, England, who evidently robbed a bank... then ran to hide in his house across the street... and hid the money in the house next door.
Hapless crook Christopher Walker stole £25,000 before fleeing to his nearby home.
Walker was was seen running into his own property opposite the bank after attacking the guard with a stick outside Lloyds Bank in Birmingham's Lea Village.
Birmingham Crown Court heard it was an incompetent spur of the moment robbery.
Walker, 19, from Birmingham, was jailed for two and a half years after admitting robbery on October 22.
You can read the full story on the Telegraph's web site.
Washington Post Editors
November 30, 2009; 3:01 PM ET
Categories: Around the World , Offbeat
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