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Would-be burglar catches self in hole

A man in the UK was caught trying to sneak into a department store after he got stuck in the hole he'd put in the wall of the shop, according to this report:

The 17-stone crook became wedged as he climbed through a 2 ft-wide hole, a court heard.
His lawyer Tim Hook said: "If there was a school of burglary this might be an example to give to students of what NOT to do. It was an inevitably doomed enterprise."
Webster, 30, used a screwdriver, crowbar and hammer to knock the hole through the side wall of the shop. But he got stuck half-way.

Read the full story on the Mirror web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 14, 2010; 7:46 AM ET
Categories:  Around the World , Offbeat  
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