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.

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