Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Man Escapes From Prison To Visit Dentist

dentisthero.jpg

A Swedish prisoner broke out of prison in order to visit the dentist - then voluntarily returned and had his sentence increased as punishment.

An unnamed 51-year-old man at the open Östragård prison in the area of Väners­borg was serving a one-month sentence. Staff had ignored his pleas for urgent medical care, so he decided to break out.

He told dn.se that an inflamed tooth meant that "my whole face was swollen. I just couldn't stand it any more".

He promptly left the facility, found a local dentist, had the tooth removed, then turned himself in to police, who took him back to prison. He was issued with a warning by authorities and had his sentence increased by a day - he has since been released from prison.

(Image: Rex)

[via dn.se]

Related

gotawaywithit.jpg

Criminal Accidentally Confesses on Facebook

GigiBecaliHERO.jpg

Football Chairman Stops Transfer From Prison

rabbithero.jpg

Prisoners Banned From Bunny Boiling

Comments

More

All the insane perks Donald Trump will get as President

Presidential seal M&Ms anyone?

by Paddy Maddison
19 Jan 2017

US comic Rob Delaney writes powerful open letter praising the NHS

From an American in Britain

by Emily Badiozzaman
19 Jan 2017

Donald Trump hits out at Tom Ford after he refuses to dress Melania

"She never asked Tom Ford, doesn't like Tom Ford, doesn't like his designs"

by Jamie Carson
19 Jan 2017

CIA release declassified documents on UFOs and psychic experiments

And Uri Geller is involved. Really.

by Jamie Carson
19 Jan 2017

Everything you need to know about Trump's big ceremony tomorrow

The potential for violence is high

by Emily Badiozzaman
19 Jan 2017

Julian Assange will hand himself into US authorities

WikiLeaks founder agreed to go to the US if Chelsea Manning was freed

by Emily Badiozzaman
18 Jan 2017

A man built the most incredible LEGO train set in his home

Time to dig out your old train set from the loft

by Dave Fawbert
18 Jan 2017

Trump is using Facebook ads to beg people to go to his inauguration

Sad!

by Dave Fawbert
18 Jan 2017

20 Best Dystopian Novels

Welcome to a dark new world

by Dave Fawbert
18 Jan 2017

Just 13 reptiles that look like Michael Gove

Gove. Reptile. But can you tell them apart?

by Dave Fawbert
17 Jan 2017