Freak News for Thursday 10/13


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Awww shucks, we’re lost — Police say a Mass. fam­ily got lost just as night was falling in a seven-acre corn maze at a farm in Dan­vers.  The pan­icked mother freaked out as night began to descend and she dialed 911 think­ing they wouldn’t make it out before the maze closed for the night.  She was with her hus­band and their two chil­dren and they were only about 25 feet away from the end of the maze.  What a fun sur­prise for the owner who was unaware any­one was lost in the maze until police showed up on the scene.

Crisper than the Aver­age Bear - Mon­tana man Edward Gar­cia stuck his hunt­ing knife into the car­cass of a dead bear which had been dead for some time — and got hit with enough of a jolt to cause injuries to his torso, face and hands.  Turns off the bear had fallen on some live elec­tric wires. No word on whether or not medium rare bear steaks are being served up in the meantime.

Chicken scratch that– Police in Delaware said they arrested a man who should have been a Dr. instead of a bank rob­ber because his attempted bank rob­bery was foiled when a teller was unable to read his hand­writ­ing and asked him to fill out another slip. The sus­pect fled the bank empty-handed but was found and charged with attempted rob­bery sec­ond degree and jailed in lieu of $2,000 bond.

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