A man in China has been found after 17 years on the run.
The fugitive debates this idea and claims it was just a long game of hide and seek, following on from their previous game of cops and robbers.
The Chinese police received clues to the man’s whereabouts in early September and then used drones to locate the man.
We believe the clues may have been from someone who spotted the fugitive. The fugitive is very annoyed by this because the man promised he wouldn’t tell.
The fugitive also thinks that the police cheated using drones. He said in a shocked manner, “Drones? C’mon, we never agreed on drones.”
The drones managed to spot rubbish which led officers to the cave in which he had been living.
Apparently the cave was very nice and comfortable with good lookouts from both sides to see if anyone was coming.
Prior to the cave the man had also been hiding in other places. These include behind the curtains in a local classroom, in the long grass and under your bed.
The man originally was put in prison after taking a game of truth or dare too far and fatally stabbing someone.
He also thought that prison was a game of sardines. He told us, “some of the other inmates took sardines particularly seriously. They would get very close to you, especially in the shower.”
He managed to escape prison after climbing a tree during break time. He slipped over the fence and ran to the nearest bush to hide behind while the guards shouted at him – something along the lines of ‘ready or not, here I come.’
According to the police when he was found it was very hard to communicate with him because he had been living in seclusion for so long.
But it has been suggested that actually it was a game of Chinese whispers that caused the communication issues.
The man has now been sent back to jail.
On a positive note though, the fugitive and the officers that detained him played a very enjoyable game of I Spy in the bus on the way to the prison.