Freak News for Wednesday 11/23


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Touchy, Feely & Spooky - An elderly woman inEng­land­has been bat­tling sex­ual harass­ment for more than four months, but cops aren’t able to do any­thing about it — because her assailant is a ghost!  Doris Birch says the inci­dents started over the sum­mer while she was lying in bed, and says the episode is “very creepy” and has been giv­ing her the jit­ters. She’s felt sub­tle grop­ing as she slept, and describes the feel­ing as akin to being touched by an octo­pus.  Not many of us can make that com­par­i­son! While Birch’s min­is­ter says he’s unable to help, a local medium says he has a for­mula to send the sassy spirit back to the other side for good.

iPhone NOT uPhone - Los Ange­les police say they nabbed an alleged purse snatcher last week with the help of the “Find My Phone” appli­ca­tion on the woman’s iPhone.  After look­ing around the area, the offi­cers spot­ted a man match­ing the thief’s descrip­tion and detained him. Just to make sure they had the right guy, they dialed the num­ber of the miss­ing phone and it started ring­ing while in the suspect’s pocket. Oops.  Jason Top­per Chatsworth was placed under arrest for sus­pi­cion of armed rob­bery. Bail for the parolee was set at a stiff $1 mil­lion; how­ever, he was allowed to make a phone call.

Jesus does not approve - Shareca Jones was tracked down after police traced a pack­age mailed to the jail from her mail­ing address.  She’d included two copies of the Good Book.  This under nor­mal cir­cum­stances is a good thing but this time they were hol­lowed out and stuffed with crack cocaine, ecstasy pills and razor knives. To make mat­ters worse when cops tracked her down and pulled her over, she was car­ry­ing a loaded hand­gun, drugs and a large amount of cash.  Not only is she going to jail but now she’s on her way to hell in a hand­bas­ket as well!

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