BBC BLOGS - Magazine Monitor
« Previous | Main | Next »

Thursday's Quote of the Day

10:58 UK time, Thursday, 29 January 2009

"They got up and ran out of the court onto the street... That's where they met the pole - it was all over, rover" - A police officer's account of two prisoners' futile bid for freedom

The prisoners, who were handcuffed together, thought they had made their great escape from the courthouse in New Zealand. However they runied their own getaway when they ran either side of a lamppost, crashed into each other and fell into a heap, where police caught up with them.
More details

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.