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Stoner sheep in £4k cannabis binge

Farm worker said that the sheep didn't appear to the affected by ingesting a significant amount of the Class B drug. • A drug squad found that thousands of pounds of cannabis had been eaten by a flock of sheep. Surrey Police were called to investigate seven bags of the class B drug found on the edge of a farm that had been bitten open and f

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Police apprehend toy crocodile

Police apprehend toy crocodile

Devon and Cornwall police and staff from Dartmoor Zoo were called to a house after a woman reported sighting a 3ft crocodile in her garden. • Police officers have arrested a toy crocodile discovered in a back garden. Devon and Cornwall Police attended an address in Plymouth regarding reports of a 3ft crocodile sitting in the garden

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Remorseful bank robber waits for police to arrive

Remorseful bank robber waits for police to arrive

Thief decides to stay and face the consequences after reflecting on his decision to rob a bank. • A bank robber with a guilty conscience waited for officers to arrive at the scene and handed himself in. Richard Gorton (64) went into a bank in Washington, USA, and handed over a note to the cashier that said: "This is a bank robbery"

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999 emergency: metal ducks found in alley

999 emergency: metal ducks found in alley

As part of GMP's 2nd Twitter-thon, PoliceOracle.com rounds up the downright strange calls made to the force. • What have a boy who won't go to school, a hallway infested with insects and a collection of brass ducks got in common?  Although they sound more like elements of a soon-to-be released children's film, they're

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Police heckle comedian while arresting someone during show

Police heckle comedian while arresting someone during show

The NYPD don't take kindly to being the butt of a joke as they apprehend an audience member. • A stand-up comedian, Adam Newman, was halfway through a set when New York police officers walked into the audience with torches. They proceeded to arrest an audience member and then decided to heckle the comedian as he tried to crack a few joke

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