VIOLENT MALE SCARED OUT OF THE WATER BY LARGE FISH INTO THE ARMS OF POLICE

A violent male who entered the water at Thorness earlier this morning (Friday) was eventually detained by Police after he was scared out of the sea by a large fish.

The Needles Coastguard Rescue Team and Cowes RNLI Lifeboat were tasked to Thorness Bay at 06:20 following a request for assistance from Hampshire Constabulary.

It was reported that a man had entered the sea to evade arrest by Police.

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A large fish going about its daily business startled the wanted individual, who soon left the water of his own accord and into the arms of the waiting officers.

Search and rescue assets were stood down soon after.

Today’s incident comes less than 24 hours after another incident at Thorness Bay. A 31-year-old man was arrested after being violent towards holiday park staff.

UPDATE @ 11:42 – It has been confirmed that a 31-year-old man from Cowes was arrested this morning on suspicion of burglary, attempted theft of a motor vehicle, affray and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

He has been taken into custody at Newport Police Station for questioning.

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John Taylor
John Taylor
2 years ago

Something fishy going on here

West wighter
West wighter
Reply to  John Taylor
2 years ago

Probably a big old stingray loads down there at the moment
Shame it didn’t get him!

Lily Von Stook.
Lily Von Stook.
2 years ago

Another alleged sighting of the Ferocious Man Eating Stickleback.

Inbred iowter
Inbred iowter
2 years ago

The police wish to thank special constable mullet for his assistance in this matter

Neil
Neil
2 years ago

Shouldn’t the headline read as “Hardened criminal harried by a haddock” I assume that he’ll be questioned by COD, I mean CID.

Ed Down
Ed Down
2 years ago

A great catch for the police

Abbey Holmes
Abbey Holmes
2 years ago

The fish deserves a medal, not Captain Birds eye.

Gungadin
Gungadin
2 years ago

Clever lot them Islanders!

Micky mouse
Micky mouse
Reply to  Gungadin
2 years ago

We’re not all like that prick

Gungadin
Gungadin
Reply to  Micky mouse
2 years ago

You are by the very nature of your comments, screen shot taken.

anon3
anon3
Reply to  Gungadin
2 years ago

get losts gungadin, with your negative, insulting view of islanders.

Gungadin
Gungadin
Reply to  anon3
2 years ago

I was one, once, when it was a nice place. You don’t have to read my comments.

Chris
Chris
Reply to  Gungadin
2 years ago

Was it the nice place that scared him out the water lol

nikki
nikki
Reply to  Gungadin
2 years ago

whatever trever

Gungadin
Gungadin
Reply to  anon3
2 years ago

I did screen shot it as well though, just for posterity.

John Gullible
John Gullible
Reply to  Gungadin
2 years ago

I’m so glad you commented about getting the screen shot twice. I was really worried if someone had taken one or not.

Gungadin you are a true legend and have helped me in so many ways. Please be sure to back up your screenshot just in case. I will pray for you tonight.

Keep up the good work!

Gungadin
Gungadin
Reply to  John Gullible
2 years ago

Gullible by name, Gullible by nature.

John Gullible
John Gullible
Reply to  Gungadin
2 years ago

“Your a better man than I am, Gunga Din”, you show such honour as an internet troll. All Gunga Dins around the world will be in awe at your actions.

Keep up the good work.

Gungadin
Gungadin
Reply to  John Gullible
2 years ago

Me a troll, look up what one of them is simpleton.

Remus
Remus
2 years ago

The scales of justice !!!!

Don't tell him pike.
Don't tell him pike.
2 years ago

Not so hard now .great big girls blouse .

Wight lady
Wight lady
2 years ago

The police found him floundering in the water, now they have him in the right plaice

Suzie
Suzie
2 years ago

Was it Jaws??

Peter A
Peter A
2 years ago

Tiddler?

ron
ron
2 years ago

I think that was what used to be called caught hook, line and sinker.

Barry the fish
Barry the fish
2 years ago

Good work by the boys working on the ‘fin’ blue line!

Ash veevers
Ash veevers
2 years ago

He certainly wasn’t fishimg then??? , where’d his fillet of fish u sure the fish wasn’t attracted to the smell

Fred Nurke
Fred Nurke
2 years ago

Don’t be too unkind to him,
 
He was stuck between a cop and a Hard Plaice.

Mountain Mike
Mountain Mike
Reply to  Fred Nurke
2 years ago

You win the fish based pun competition.

Yvonne Knapp
Yvonne Knapp
2 years ago

The police fast-net succeeds was it at Thorness or a red Gurnard

Toto
Toto
2 years ago

It’s a fair carp

Fred Nurke
Fred Nurke
2 years ago

What sort of fish was it?

Don’t tell him Pike

Dippy
Dippy
2 years ago

Don’t we know we coming out of lock down!

Lynda
Lynda
2 years ago

This man tried to steal my son in laws car before this incident.

nikki
nikki
Reply to  Lynda
2 years ago

im very sorry for your loss wait did you say tried well never mind it then

Mountain Mike
Mountain Mike
Reply to  nikki
2 years ago

I reckon he will struggle with even a short sentence. A bit like you.

Saam Amerat
Saam Amerat
2 years ago

Was it a Red Herring?

Equaliser
Equaliser
2 years ago

it was a police dog fish

 

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