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Mark Savage
August 23rd, 2009, 12:13 PM
(AP)
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. A robbery suspect wearing only a Speedo-style swimsuit was arrested in East Hartford after a police dog tracked him down and bit him on the leg. The Journal Inquirer of Manchester reported that the suspect was being held after his arrest Thursday on $50,000 bail. He was scheduled for arraignment Friday, but the result of that hearing was not immediately available.
Police said the suspect tried to steal several vehicles, and also took items from them. They said they spotted the man wearing the bathing suit and holding a tool box that had been burglarized from a truck.
Police said the man ran, but officers using a police dog found him hiding behind a car.
The 18-year-old suspect allegedly told police he'd been drinking heavily and smoking marijuana.

guppy
August 23rd, 2009, 12:45 PM
Maybe he could've run faster in an LZR?

Mark Savage
August 23rd, 2009, 04:33 PM
He should have been wearing goggles and a cap to help with the disguise.

orca1946
August 23rd, 2009, 07:54 PM
A flip turn & he would have made his get away.

Muppet
August 24th, 2009, 12:33 AM
I was beginning to suspect one of our fellow forumites for a second... ;) :bouncing:

nhc
August 24th, 2009, 01:21 AM
I was beginning to suspect one of our fellow forumites for a second... ;) :bouncing:

Any particular one in mind? :rolleyes:

Warren
August 24th, 2009, 01:22 AM
even if this guy isnt a swimmer and is just throwing on the briefs for fun. Dude has got to be a breaststroker or a 50 freestyler...lets be realistic.