A Daring man pranked Police Officers after stealing their car and taking it for a spin with the sirens and lights on Thursday afternoon in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.
In a CCTV Footage video posted on YouTube, the joker is seen entering the car, putting on the siren lights and taking it for a ride across Krispy Kreme Car Park in Cambridge,
The man, who is in his late 20s is reported to have stolen the car after the Police officers left it unattended following an emergency at Peterborough area.
The Police officers after attending to the emergency then went to grab a snack and drinks from a nearby deli only to come back and find the car missing.
In another video, the man is heard screaming: “I’m the new Police Man!” before switching sirens and escort lights to the amazement of onlookers.
However, a few moments later, the man returned the car at the parking spot he had picked it, only to find the officers waiting for him.
The man then apologized to the officers for the prank but this did not end before he was given ‘solid words of advice’ by the visibly irritated Police Officers.
Confirming the incident, Cambridgeshire Police Spox. Stated that the man had seized the opportunity after the police left their patrol car unattended to attend to an issue in Hampton.
“While on duty, two officers encountered an incident that required a prompt police response on Hadfield Road, Hampton on Thursday afternoon. The officers then left their car and car keys unattended. In their absence, a member of the public entered the vehicle and proceeded to drive it around the car park with sirens and lights on.
Upon return to their base, the two officers alerted their supervisors and admitted to wrongdoing and they were advised accordingly.”
The Spokesperson said.
This is however not the first incident of men stealing Police cars.
In 2016, another man stole a Police car in New York and live streamed the action on social media platforms while at it.
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