Wanted car thief used teddy bear to hide from police jailed.
Greater Manchester Rochdale native Joshua Dobson stole a car in town in May and sped off without even paying for gas.
An 18-year-old boy was found inside a large teddy bear in his home by police and found it 'breathing'.
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GMP Rochdale wrote on Facebook:
"Joshua Dobson, 18, from the #Spotland area of town, was raided by us after stealing a car in May and failing to pay for fuel that day.
"When they went to arrest him, the police noticed a large bear breathing at the address and found Dobson hiding inside!
} Automobile, driving while disqualified, taking off from petrol station without payment.
"Hopefully he has a tolerable time in the house..."
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Greater Manchester Police continued the pun, adding: ...
``I had a truly unbearable time last week being able to judge one of her town thieves!''
To this, Facebook user Marie Spiers said: Living the rest of her life with that story is worse than a prison sentence.
"A bet on the 'foot' of the police officer who arrested him in this truck," Mandy Chisham added.
should have given him a 10 out of 10. I should have held his breath."