A suspected car thief had an unhappy ending when he ended up waist-deep in a slurry pit after trying to run from the police.
Sussex Police officers had indicated for the stolen vehicle to stop when the occupants decided to take their chances and make a run for it.
But as the thieves fled, a passenger in the car ended up falling waist-deep into a rancid slurry pit.
The male then had to be rescued from the foul pit by the very same police officers who he was trying to run away from.
It was not long before officers managed to pull the male from the pit before placing him in cuffs and taking him back to the police station to be booked in.
When he arrived back at the police station, the male was offered a change of clothes and a shower.
It is not known if cow-poo soaked male took the officers up on their offer.
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