Police's brilliant comeback to 'buzzin' suspect's 'can't catch me' brag

Officers said the suspect was very active on the force's Facebook pages
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A wanted man who taunted police on Facebook with a provocative poem found himself arrested - prompting a big response from the public.

Lancashire Constabulary had issued a public appeal to locate a suspect wanted in connection to several vehicle thefts in Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire. Following the appeal, the suspect became "very active" on the force's Facebook pages, posting verses in the comments section, according to LancsLive.

The poem read: "Chill like a villain, buzzin like a bee, riding like a solider [sic], police can't catch me". The officers responded with their own poetic justice, announcing his arrest: "Commit bare crime, you won't stay free, mans just a civvy, soon be entering your plea."

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The post on the Blackpool Police Facebook page has since gained over 1,800 likes, 200 comments and 360 shares. The police confirmed that the suspect was apprehended in Blackburn on Saturday, May 25, and has been charged and remanded into court.

A spokesperson for the police quipped: "Well that comment didn't age well...... Maybe it should've said "buzzin like a bee in HMP".

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