Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Man Escapes Prison With Nunchucks
From "The Raw Story":
"An inmate in the St. Louis city jail escaped Friday after fighting off more than a dozen correctional officers using a self-made pair of nunchucks then climbing to his freedom over a barbed wire and razor fence, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
The prisoner, 31-year-old Lorenzo Pollard, was caught and back in the jail by Sunday night.
Pollard was in a medium-security cell on charges of theft, trespassing, property damage and resisting arrest. On the way to the bathroom Friday evening, he pulled out his homemade nunchucks, pieced together from bedsheets and a chair, and fought his way through a dozen guards, climbed to another level of the jail, broke through two layers of glass blocks and shimmied over two sharp fences.
Another inmate walked out of an open gate and climbed fences to escape in July, and two others broke free in April.
There's some serious security and training issues at that lock-up...