‘Not his lucky day’: Suspect arrested after ending up ‘neck-deep’ in slurry pit during chase


The passenger of a suspected stolen car has been arrested after he ended up “neck-deep in a pit of slurry” during a police chase.

Sussex Police said officers were “covered in cow poo” as they rescued the man before detaining him.

“This passenger of a stolen car thought he could get away, but it turned out not to be his lucky day,” the force posted on Facebook.

“Eager to evade and fleeing in a hurry, the suspect was eventually arrested, neck-deep in a pit of slurry.

“Thanks to determined officers a rescue ensued, and they all ended up safe, but covered in cow poo.”

The police force’s Facebook post quickly attracted dozens of comments.

“He thought he could make a clean getaway,” one person wrote.

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“Gave yourselves a ‘pat’ on the back eh!” another Facebook user told officers.

“I too REALLY hope someone hosed him down before transporting him,” one person said.