cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

It's a Stick Up !

Infinity
Seasoned Pro
Posts: 6,123
Thanks: 263
Fixes: 3
Registered: 19-06-2011

It's a Stick Up !

From the Granada News website whilst keeping up with the local news back home ...

A robber who tried to hold up a hotel in Stockport with a twig has been jailed for four years.
He was caught after leaving behind the stick and the bag with his fingerprints on it.
http://www.itv.com/news/granada/2015-02-19/man-tries-to-stick-up-hotel-with-a-twig/
12 REPLIES
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 18,428
Thanks: 2,818
Fixes: 225
Registered: 06-04-2007

Re: It's a Stick Up !

Bit of a plank if you ask me Roll eyes

Forum Moderator and Customer
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear - Mark Twain
He who feared he would not succeed sat still

Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 26,931
Thanks: 1,737
Fixes: 131
Registered: 14-04-2007

Re: It's a Stick Up !

Barking mad.

Customer and Forum Moderator.

Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 18,428
Thanks: 2,818
Fixes: 225
Registered: 06-04-2007

Re: It's a Stick Up !

Yep. No way he wood get away with it Wink

Forum Moderator and Customer
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear - Mark Twain
He who feared he would not succeed sat still

Community Veteran
Posts: 14,381
Thanks: 713
Fixes: 10
Registered: 01-08-2007

Re: It's a Stick Up !

I wonder if he twigged how they caught him?
I need a new signature... i'm bored of the old one!
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 18,428
Thanks: 2,818
Fixes: 225
Registered: 06-04-2007

Re: It's a Stick Up !

He was obviously caught by the Special Branch Grin

Forum Moderator and Customer
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear - Mark Twain
He who feared he would not succeed sat still

Infinity
Seasoned Pro
Posts: 6,123
Thanks: 263
Fixes: 3
Registered: 19-06-2011

Re: It's a Stick Up !

He should have gone to the local branch of his Bank, or Building Society...
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 18,428
Thanks: 2,818
Fixes: 225
Registered: 06-04-2007

Re: It's a Stick Up !

Quote from: Strat
Barking mad.
Hopefully he'll get some treetment so he can leaf his criminal days behind him  Wink

Forum Moderator and Customer
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear - Mark Twain
He who feared he would not succeed sat still

Community Veteran
Posts: 5,238
Thanks: 1,130
Fixes: 3
Registered: 06-11-2014

Re: It's a Stick Up !

I wood hope that they will make his sentence stick, just so he can set down roots for his extreemely stupid act, can't have him leaveing too soon before he's had enough time to season behind bars... Cool
Infinity
Seasoned Pro
Posts: 6,123
Thanks: 263
Fixes: 3
Registered: 19-06-2011

Re: It's a Stick Up !

He was arrested by the Boys in Blu Tac !
Though that was only temporarily...

Community Veteran
Posts: 5,616
Thanks: 627
Fixes: 1
Registered: 21-03-2011

Re: It's a Stick Up !

He had to bough to his inevitable capture once he realised he was leaving clues behind.
Now Zen, but a +Net residue.
Community Veteran
Posts: 5,819
Thanks: 832
Fixes: 1
Registered: 23-09-2010

Re: It's a Stick Up !

Obviously a budding super criminal.
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 18,428
Thanks: 2,818
Fixes: 225
Registered: 06-04-2007

Re: It's a Stick Up !

It's actually acorny story  Cheesy

Forum Moderator and Customer
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear - Mark Twain
He who feared he would not succeed sat still