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Prisoner Escapes Jail in Cardboard Box

samzenpus posted more than 4 years ago | from the do-not-return-to-sender dept.

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Having given up on digging his way out with a spoon or launching himself with a giant catapult, Jean-Pierre Treiber, one of France's highest-profile prisoners, escaped by packing himself in a cardboard box. The box was loaded with many others on a truck for a 100 mile journey to to the Yonne region, southeast of Paris. Somewhere during the ride Treiber broke out of the box an made his escape. "We're searching the places where he used to hunt," said a policeman. "But he might well have fled further afield."

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7 comments

Even the highest profile prisoners.... (2, Funny)

underlord_999 (812134) | more than 4 years ago | (#29379863)

...know when to pack it up and go home.

SSSNNAAAAKKKE!!! (5, Funny)

ObsessiveMathsFreak (773371) | more than 4 years ago | (#29380269)

Guard: What was that noise!?
Guard walks over to investigate box. A large floating question mark appears over his head.
Guard: Just a box...
Guard walks off, resuming former patrol.

Re:SSSNNAAAAKKKE!!! (0)

gunnaraztek (1077439) | more than 4 years ago | (#29382623)

HAHAHAHAHA good one but seriously, just x-ray the stuff...

Re:SSSNNAAAAKKKE!!! (2, Funny)

zeldorf (1448633) | more than 4 years ago | (#29386917)

...or microwave it! ;o)

Re:SSSNNAAAAKKKE!!! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29389351)

Or do what I did in the first Metal Gear Solid:

Snake: [creeps up to guard]
Snake: [throws guard over shoulder]
Snake: [hides]

Guard who got thrown: What was that!?.....
Guard who got thrown: [walks off, resuming patrol]

No noise (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 4 years ago | (#29413253)

The guy is a suspect in a double murder, but of course, suspect doesn't mean too much.

Apparently a pretty solid, simple character for years, none of his friends can believe he committed
the crimes, but more likely an unwitting accomplice of one FranÃois V., a smooth-talker who seems
to have conned JP into serious debt (his wife left him over it). Although quite how he came into
possession of the ATM cards (and codes) of the 2 murdered girls is unknown. Nor why he seemed
so unperturbed when the bodies were discovered in a well on his property.

He was well behaved in a quite old non-electronic-locked facility with a certain "over-population"
problem according to the French minister of justice. He had been placed in charge of the local workshop,
where he constructed his escape carton himself, and had it loaded with him in it onto a truck
leaving with other items. Another prisoner noticed he wasn't at lunch and remarked on it, but
no one did anything until hours later (probably dinner).

He's an ex-forest manager, meaning he can look after himself just fine in the bush, and he probably
won't go anywhere near his "own" well-known forest. He might never be heard of ever again, it's
not terribly difficult to disappear from sight in the French forests if you know what you're doing.

Am I living in a box (1)

moxsam (917470) | more than 4 years ago | (#29400695)

Am I living in a cardboard box
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