Garden hopping bail skipper caught by police in Pinehurst

A man wanted for skipping bail was arrested this morning after jumping fences and running across gardens to avoid officers.

Police officers on patrol spotted a 33-year-old man who was wanted for breaching his bail conditions, in Pinehurst, which led to a pursuit across residents’ back gardens.

West Swindon Police wrote on Facebook: “Our colleagues would like to thank those who assisted and allowed us to check their gardens for a wanted male who was sighted in the Beech avenue area of Pinehurst today at approx 11 am.

“The male went garden hopping to avoid police, but was arrested at mid day.”